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Mental Health Awareness Week Is Next Week

Friday, 18 September 2020, 10:31 am | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) starts on Monday 21 September and this year reflects the challenges we’ve faced together in 2020. This year’s the theme, Reimagine Wellbeing Together – He Tirohanga Anamata, encourages New Zealanders ... More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week Acknowledges The Tough Year We’ve Had

Friday, 11 September 2020, 3:26 pm | Mental Health Foundation

There’s just over a week to go until Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) kicks off across Aotearoa on 21 September. Close to 10,000 workplaces, communities, whānau, schools and kura are gearing up to Reimagine Wellbeing Together – He Tirohanga ... More >>

Distressing Content On TikTok

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 3:40 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is today issuing a public advisory that footage that appears to show a man dying by suicide is being shared on the social media platform TikTok and viewers of this video may be extremely distressed. While the platform ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation Response To Annual Provisional Suicide Data

Friday, 21 August 2020, 7:24 am | Mental Health Foundation

Ruia te pō, ka ao, ka awatea Move from the darkness into the light Today the Mental Health Foundation joins all New Zealanders in grieving for the 654 people we lost to suicide last year. We know each of these numbers represents an individual who ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation Adds Voice To Conservation Week Call

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 1:51 pm | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation has added its support to the Conservation Week 2020 call encouraging New Zealanders to spend time in nature to help with their well-being. Conservation Week is a key annual project for the Department of Conservation (DOC), ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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