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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 >>

Pink Shirt Day is this Friday!

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 11:32 am | Mental Health Foundation

Pink Shirt Day is this Friday 22 May, and schools, workplaces and communities are turning pink to spread the word that we all play a role in preventing bullying. More >>

Defence Force takes aim at bullying

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 4:09 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Pink Shirt Day is less than three weeks away! The Pink Shirt Day team has paired up with the New Zealand Defence Force to give five Kiwi kids the opportunity to be an official Pink Shirt Day Hero . Competition winners will celebrate Pink Shirt Day ... More >>

FMG and Mental Health Foundation – teaming up for rural NZ

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 10:37 am | Mental Health Foundation

Rural insurer FMG and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) have begun working together on a programme looking after the most important asset on the farm – the farmer. More >>

Kiwi Blokes Should Talk to Their Mates For Support

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:40 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Kiwi Blokes Should Talk to Their Mates When They Need Support A new survey by the Mental Health Foundation shows that Kiwi men experiencing emotionally stressful times seek support from a range of people, but should start asking for a little help from ... More >>

How well are we looking after our young women?

Friday, 31 October 2014, 5:24 pm | Mental Health Foundation

In the wake of the police decision not to prosecute those implicated in the Roastbusters investigation, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) believes now is the time for all New Zealanders to consider how we can best protect the wellbeing of our young women. More >>

Mental Health Foundation Opens a ‘Wellbeing Bank’

Monday, 29 September 2014, 3:05 pm | Mental Health Foundation

As a nation we’re living longer than ever before. With the tail end of the ‘baby boomer’ generation now turning 50, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has opened a ‘wellbeing bank’ at More >>

Registrations are open for the Wellbeing Game 2014!

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:18 am | Mental Health Foundation

Do you care about your mental wellbeing? Do you enjoy a little friendly competition? Would you like to be in with the chance to win amazing prizes? More >>