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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 >>

It's Mental Health Awareness Week!

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:24 am | Mental Health Foundation

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is reminding Kiwis that Nature is key . More >>

Record numbers for Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday, 2 October 2017, 9:59 am | Mental Health Foundation

A record number of people, organisations and workplaces have signed up to take part in Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW), which runs from 9 – 15 October. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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