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Radio hosts' suicide prevention video

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 8:49 pm | Mental Health Foundation

10 SEPTEMBER 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and radio hosts Jono Pryor and Bryce Casey are calling on Kiwis to have courageous conversations with their mates about the hard stuff. More >>

Tour De France – the Challenge of a Lifetime

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4:06 pm | Mental Health Foundation

To raise funds and awareness for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, Jonathan Douglas in association with Hayden Roulston (Ex professional Tour De France rider and NZ Olympic Silver Medallist) are searching for amateur cyclists who want the ... More >>

MHF calls for unified action to prevent suicide

Monday, 28 August 2017, 12:43 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is devastated by the increase in provisional suicides released today. More >>

MHF Says Government Initiatives Are Positive First Steps

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 9:03 am | Mental Health Foundation

Monday 14 August 2017 - The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) welcomes the government’s announcement of its $100 million fund for mental health as positive first steps. More >>

Mental Health Foundation launches new website

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 2:52 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Foundation launches new website for people bereaved by suicide MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 2 August 2017 The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has launched a new website, After a Suicide, offering friends, whānau and family practical information ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation launches ‘Take the Load Off‘

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 8:55 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is pleased to introduce Take the Load Off , a new online Like Minds, Like Mine campaign to reduce mental illness stigma and discrimination. More >>

Youth project launches to end mental illness discrimination

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:24 pm | Mental Health Foundation

One year after Lucy McSweeney took part in the Mental Health Foundation’s social change programme, POD (Point of Difference), the 21-year-old was standing on the steps of Parliament to present her petition. More >>

New suicide prevention resource

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 3:08 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to share its newest resource, Having Suicidal Thoughts and Finding a Way Back. More >>

Support for suicide loss in New Zealand

Friday, 12 May 2017, 9:54 am | Mental Health Foundation

After losing her husband to suicide Tauranga social worker Megan Gamble was left grieving, hurt and alone. She says her family coped with his death by sweeping it under the carpet and preferred not to speak about him. Sadly, many people who are ... More >>

Blue Whale Challenge

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 3:57 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation has for some time been monitoring reports of an online self-harm challenge known as the Blue Whale Challenge. More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week begins on Monday

Friday, 7 October 2016, 4:14 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) begins on Monday. Throughout New Zealand, more than 150 events and activities will be held in celebration. More >>

Lock your staff out on World Mental Health Day

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 10:33 am | Mental Health Foundation

Mark it in your calendars – Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) is 10-16 October 2016! More >>

Connect, Communicate & Care on World Suicide Prevention Day

Friday, 9 September 2016, 2:17 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Tomorrow, Saturday 10 September, is World Suicide Prevention Day. The international theme for 2016 is Connect, Communicate and Care. More >>

Support Groups for Suicide Loss

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 1:41 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is pleased to share our suicide bereavement resources in honour of Loss and Grief Awareness Week: Support groups for suicide loss: video series and handbook. More >>

Suzy Cato to stand against bullying on Pink Shirt Day

Monday, 16 May 2016, 2:56 pm | Mental Health Foundation

On Friday May 20, thousands of New Zealanders including children’s entertainer Suzy Cato will celebrate Pink Shirt Day and speak up and stand together to stop bullying. More >>

New chief executive for Mental Health Foundation

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 4:18 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of its new chief executive – Shaun Robinson. Mr Robinson, who is currently the executive director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, will take up his position in June. He has more ... More >>

Helping young people end mental illness discrimination

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 5:19 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Young people who experience moderate and severe mental illness often experience isolation and rejection from their peers and at home. A new project will help young people develop creative projects to end mental illness discrimination in NZ. More >>

New suicide prevention tool from Mental Health Foundation

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 12:16 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Are you worried someone is thinking of suicide? A new suicide prevention resource from the Mental Health Foundation More >>

Play the wellbeing game

Monday, 5 October 2015, 11:25 am | Mental Health Foundation

Fans of The Wellbeing Game rejoice – not only has the popular online game had a make-over, it’s all up and running for Mental Health Awareness Week, which starts today and runs until 11 October. More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week celebrates the power of giving

Monday, 21 September 2015, 11:30 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is bringing back Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) once again in 2015 - from 5-11 October. The theme this year is GIVE – Give your time, your words, your presence. More >>

 

 

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