Mental Health

A registered nurse explains why she supports the use of medicinal cannabis.

Weed doesn't make stoners permanently slow - study

It only takes three days of sobriety bring potheads back to Earth, new research finds.

Mental Health

Rowers go Through the Blue for Mental Health

They're attempting to cross the Cook Strait, raising money and awareness along the way.

Mental Health

'I lived in isolation': Mariah Carey reveals battle with bipolar

The singer says she was in denial for years.

Candles and flowers are placed at the site where a man drove a van into a group of people sitting outside a popular restaurant.

German van attack: Driver had mental health issues

There was no evidence of any link to Islamist militancy and the suspect was not a refugee.

Adam Robb

Struggling father gets surprising response to vulnerable moment

"Never thought I'd ask this and wish I didn't have to, but does anyone know any single dad groups?"

Mental Health

Mike King explains why he tells kids he was a bully

"If you don't open yourself up, children won't believe your message."

Dwayne Johnson has opened up about his secret battle with depression.

'I was crying constantly': The Rock opens up on depression

"I reached a point where I didn't want to do a thing or go anywhere."

Mark Richardson opened up about struggling with anxiety.

Mark Richardson reveals his battle with anxiety

"I had a lot of things going on in my life and there was something wrong...and you just knew it, you just felt it."

Exhausted young man with laptop in office

NZ's anxiety sufferers open up on how it affects them

"It feels like I'm about to die, and I'm not exaggerating when I say that - my heart is going a million miles an hour."

Mental Health

What to do if your child is experiencing anxiety

The Project spoke to an expert to kick off Anxiety Week.

The Project will launch #MyAnxiety next week.

Kanoa Lloyd admits anxiety struggles

"I believed it was sweet-as for my hands and feet to go numb when I was worrying."

Andrew Holland died of a blood clot as deputies laughed.

Chilling pictures show officer giggling as prisoner dies

Andrew Holland, a schizophrenic prisoner, had been strapped to a chair for 46 hours straight in the lead-up to his death.

Mental Health

'Not guilty by reason of insanity' - victims plead for law change

Mike Wesley-Smith interviews survivors campaigning to change one of our most recognisable legal phrases

Mental Health

'Voiceless' survivor opens up about brutal attack

"Sarah" was a mental health nurse attacked by a man acquitted on insanity grounds.

Mental Health

Kiwi woman with mental illness launches U R Jar for fellow sufferers

"There were gaps in the system. I thought if more people could have this thing... maybe that could act as a net."

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students watching the Florida Senate reject a ban on assault weapons.

Florida votes to arm teachers, rejects ban on assault weapons

It comes just weeks after 17 were killed in the deadliest high school shooting in US history.

Mental Health

Government finally listening to us - mental health campaigners

Mike King is confident big changes are coming.

An intermediate school in Auckland has put restrictions on kids using technology

UK inquiry finds cyber bullying 'inescapable'

Researchers in Britain took a defeatist approach, but one Auckland school is still battling the issue.

Magenta Quinn discovered the note that asks her son yo stop making "disturbing" noises in her mailbox on Monday.

Mum shocked to receive letter asking autistic son to be quiet

The neighbour told her if he doesn't keep quiet they will lodge a formal complaint.

Patients are waiting up to eight hours for a bed, according to new data.

Emergency Departments struggling to cope with mental health patients

Patients are waiting up to eight hours for a bed, according to new data.