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Mental Health Foundation Welcomes Final Report Of The Health And Disability System Review

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 5:11 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) welcomes the final report of the Health and Disability System Review “While the report is light on references to mental health, the focus on keeping people well through population health is extremely heartening, and we ... More >>

Budget 2020 Presents Opportunities And Concerns

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:32 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) welcomes today’s Budget, while feeling some concern that mental health is at a crossroads. "Today’s budget could mean two things for mental health," MHF chief executive Shaun Robinson says. “One: ... More >>

Whai Ora, Whiti Ora Fund Giving Away Up To $200,000 Worth Of COVID-19 Grants By May 28

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 5:11 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is excited to launch the Whai Ora, Whiti Ora Fund , which has been created to help charitable organisations and community groups help tāngata whaiora (or those of us who live with mental health and addictions ... More >>

There Is No Evidence New Zealand’s Suicide Rates Have Increased Over Lockdown.

Sunday, 3 May 2020, 11:41 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is deeply disappointed to see a rumour circulating that there has been a dramatic increase in suicides in New Zealand over the lockdown period. “There is absolutely no truth to this rumour,” MHF chief executive Shaun ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation Develops Resource For Wellbeing During Covid-19

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 1:10 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is aware that the Covid-19 outbreak is causing significant anxiety and stress for many New Zealanders. To support the mental health of New Zealanders at this time, we have developed a new online resource Looking after mental health ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation says ART trials must stop

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 2:35 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation strongly opposes the introduction of armed police to Aotearoa New Zealand due to well-founded concerns that guns will disproportionately be used against individuals experiencing mental health crises. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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