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Explore your way to wellbeing - Mental Health Awareness Week

Friday, 20 September 2019, 3:01 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Media Release 20 September 2019 Explore your way to wellbeing - Mental Health Awareness Week set to kick off around Aotearoa/New Zealand. 23 - 29 September. Explore your Way to Wellbeing - Whāia te ara hauora, Whitiora is the theme for this year’s ... More >>

Foundation Welcomes New Suicide Prevention Strategy

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:38 am | Mental Health Foundation

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day, and the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF) is glad to welcome New Zealand’s new suicide prevention strategy – Every life matters. More >>

Kiwis encouraged to explore their way to wellbeing

Friday, 23 August 2019, 4:50 pm | Mental Health Foundation

With one month to go and over 4,000 Kiwis signed up to participate in Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW), the campaign is already its biggest ever in Aotearoa. MHAW is 23-29 September and New Zealand workplaces, communities, schools and kura are ... More >>

Talking with young people about suicide

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 5:38 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has released a new video series: Connecting through Kōrero . More >>

Wellbeing Budget 2019 a good start towards transformation

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:36 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) are pleased the Government are taking mental health seriously by creating a $1.9 billion mental health package, announced in today’s Wellbeing Budget. More >>

Foundation welcomes Government's response to He Ara Oranga

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 12:26 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) welcomes the Government’s response to He Ara Oranga – the report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. More >>

Extremism is not a mental illness

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 2:34 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Following Friday’s appalling terrorist attack, the Mental Health Foundation has been disappointed but unsurprised to see some people speculating the terrorist must have been mentally ill. We understand why it’s comforting to think this. We all ... More >>

MHF welcomes Government’s response to synthetic drug use

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:17 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will make it easier for those with synthetic drug use problems to get the help they deserve. More >>

Mental Health Foundation welcomes the Budget 2019 priorities

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 7:10 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) welcomes the Budget 2019 priorities released by the Minister of Finance today. More >>

Record number celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:14 am | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) starts today and thousands of New Zealanders are celebrating. More >>

Link between time spent in nature and positive mental health

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 6:17 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Survey findings* released by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF) today reveal the positive impact spending time in nature has on the mental health of New Zealanders. Of those Kiwis surveyed following last year’s Mental Health Awareness ... More >>

$30,000 worth of journalism grants up for grabs

Monday, 27 August 2018, 1:43 pm | Mental Health Foundation

$30,000 worth of journalism grants up for grabs The 2018 NZ Mental Health Media Grants are open for applications. Register your interest to receive an application pack. Use your storytelling talents, profile and platform to help make Aotearoa a ... More >>

MHF response to release of provisional suicide statistics

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:11 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is deeply saddened by the news that the number of New Zealanders who died by suspected suicide in the last year has increased, and is now significantly higher than it has been in the last decade. More >>

Mental Health Foundation statement

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 2:58 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is supportive of the news of a new, national mental health unit at Rātonga-Rua-O-Porirua today, but is more encouraged by the Minister of Health’s comments that suggest more mental health initiatives will follow the ... More >>

MHF launches new suicide prevention resource

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 6:33 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Connecting through Kōrero - MHF launches new suicide prevention resource Aotearoa has the highest youth suicide rate in the OECD, and most of us know someone who has died by suicide or been through a suicidal crisis. The Mental Health Foundation’s ... More >>

Media guidelines: Mental illness and mental health issues

Monday, 11 June 2018, 4:19 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Media guidelines: Portrayal of people living with mental illness and mental health issues in Aotearoa. The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF) has launched media guidelines to equip journalists with the confidence and understanding to report ... More >>

Reporting of high-profile suicides

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 7:27 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Reporting of high-profile suicides The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF) is reminding media of the importance of using care and caution when covering the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. “We’ve known about the dangers of ... More >>

13 Reasons Why Season 2

Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:29 am | Mental Health Foundation

Tonight at 7:01pm Season 2 of the Netflix show 13 Reason Why will be released worldwide. More >>

Banish the back to work blues – for good!

Sunday, 7 January 2018, 11:12 am | Mental Health Foundation

Banish the back to work blues – for good! MEDIA RELEASE Sunday 7 January 2018 Thousands of Kiwis are heading back to work tomorrow after their summer holidays, and as they walk into work, the back to work blues just might come in with them. ... More >>

Five Ways to Wellbeing at Work Toolkit launched

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:19 am | Mental Health Foundation

A toolkit to support New Zealand workplaces and their people to flourish will be launched today, on World Mental Health Day, by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) and Health Promotion Agency (HPA). More >>

 

 

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