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A connected Aotearoa will help prevent suicide

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 4:28 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Tomorrow is World Suicide Prevention Day – a day to recognise the part we all have in preventing suicide in Aotearoa, to remember those we have lost to suicide, and support the loved ones they left behind. More >>

Social inclusion key to recovery

Monday, 23 June 2014, 10:46 am | Mental Health Foundation

Stories of friendship, acceptance and social inclusion are being shared in a new report released by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF). Stories of Success is the latest publication the MHF has produced in association with the Like Minds, Like ... More >>

New resource to help whānau prevent suicide

Sunday, 15 June 2014, 2:02 pm | Mental Health Foundation

New resource to help whānau prevent suicide The Mental Health Foundation is proud to announce the release of its new resource –Tihei Mauri Ora – Supporting whānau through suicidal distress . Written with extensive consultation with Māori suicide ... More >>

Stories of self-stigma and the path to positive energy

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 12:40 pm | Mental Health Foundation

People are speaking out about the stigma associated with mental illness in a series of stories by Chinese mental health programme, Kai Xin Xing Dong (KXXD). KXXD – an education programme that works to counter the stigma and discrimination related ... More >>

Speak up, stand together, stop bullying

Sunday, 11 May 2014, 4:53 pm | Mental Health Foundation

It’s less than two weeks until bullying awareness campaign Pink Shirt Day will once again turn New Zealand’s schools and workplaces pink on Friday 23 May. From Shortland Street stars to kindergarten pupils, Kiwis from all walks of life participate ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation welcomes Law Commission’s review

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:24 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation welcomes the Law Commission’s review of suicide reporting. The current laws governing suicide reporting are ineffective, and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) believes that we need new reporting standards to ensure that safe ... More >>

Neighbours Day is this weekend

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 5:07 pm | Mental Health Foundation

This weekend, thousands of people all around New Zealand will be celebrating Neighbours Day Aotearoa. More >>

Calling for positive work stories

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:20 pm | Mental Health Foundation

People in the workforce who have experienced mental health problems, and their employers, are the focus of a new study on what works in the workplace. More >>

Men needed for wellbeing project

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 3:48 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Blokes of all ages and backgrounds are needed for a new project on wellbeing. With funding support from the Movember Foundation, the Mental Health Foundation is looking at how men access and use information to support themselves during stressful life ... More >>

Join NZ's biggest celebration of neighbourliness

Monday, 24 February 2014, 1:46 pm | Mental Health Foundation

New Zealand’s biggest celebration of neighbourliness, Neighbours Day Aotearoa is back on the 29-30 of March to once again turn strangers into neighbours and streets into neighbourhoods. More >>

Students to tackle discrimination in video competition

Monday, 17 February 2014, 2:03 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Words hurt – we know this, but what can we do about it? The Mental Health Foundation believes that young people have the power to influence their peers, and change their behaviour and word choices for the better. More >>

Mal Law's big, hairy, audacious adventure for Mental Health

Friday, 31 January 2014, 2:35 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) was honoured today to host the launch of the Partner’s Life High Five-0 Challenge for Mental Health. A year from today, adventurer extraordinaire Mal Law will embark on his most audacious challenge yet. More >>

Knock the back to work blues on the head

Monday, 6 January 2014, 4:13 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The sun is shining tantalisingly just outside the window, and you’ve barely had time to brush the sand off your feet. Hard as it is to believe, it’s time to sit back at your desk and tackle your overflowing email inbox. Your phone is already ... More >>

Knock the back to work blues on the head

Monday, 6 January 2014, 3:43 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The sun is shining tantalisingly just outside the window, and you’ve barely had time to brush the sand off your feet. Hard as it is to believe, it’s time to sit back at your desk and tackle your overflowing email inbox. Your phone is already ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation adds support to White Ribbon Day

Sunday, 24 November 2013, 1:33 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is pledging its support to White Ribbon Day, a campaign run by men who are committed to ending violence towards women. More >>

Media Grants: $10,000 available for a journalism project

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 3:44 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Are you a journalist with a passion for your profession and a desire to make a difference? Applications are open for the 2013 NZ Mental Health Media Grants, which focus on increasing understanding and reducing stigma and discrimination associated with mental ... More >>

All the lonely people – where do they all come from?

Friday, 4 October 2013, 12:47 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) is next week, and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is encouraging New Zealanders to take this opportunity to CONNECT with the people in their lives who may be feeling lonely and isolated. More >>

Media Grants: $10,000 available for a journalism project

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 1:22 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Are you a journalist with a passion for your profession and a desire to make a difference? Applications are open for the 2013 NZ Mental Health Media Grants, which focus on increasing understanding and reducing stigma and discrimination associated with mental ... More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week gives permission to socialise

Monday, 30 September 2013, 7:23 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Book club at Sonia Gray’s house is a riot of laughter, fresh food, animated conversations and… occasionally books! More >>

Get creative and connect to bust school holiday boredom

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 11:31 am | Mental Health Foundation

The school holidays are fast-approaching and creative fun is in store for kids, thanks to a competition being run by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF). To help parents maintain good mental health over the school holidays, the MHF has put together a ... More >>

 

 

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