Mana Ake will be rolled out to schools in the Northland, Counties Manukau, Bay of Plenty, Lakes and West Coast DHBs.
A number of high-profile athletes have had to step away from competing due to fatigue.
Two new studies have raised hopes psilocybin could soon become a mainstream medicine used to treat depression and anxiety.
Contrary to social media rumours, fewer Kiwis took their own lives during the lockdown than expected.
Organisers are hoping to expand the programme next summer.
While levels of loneliness have largely returned to pre-pandemic levels, the disabled appear to be getting left behind.
"A health-based approach would benefit all of our communities."
A senior minister has accused a top mental health advocate of not telling the truth about the state of the country's services.
Andrew Little says there's no need to "get dramatic" over a controversial mental health report.
More than 230,000 survivors were studied.
Other mothers in extreme distress say they can't get treatment via their DHBs or ACC.
"It certainly seems to have been, from Official Information Act (OIA) requests... there was some doctoring of that report."
It's hoped it will help young people in the area get into the shearing trade.
Stevens died from causes ruled 'avoidable' in 2015, while in the care of Waikato DHB.
Anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating are driven by genetics as much as psychology, they say.
The Foundation says it's yet to see progress on the recommendations made as a result of the Mental Health Inquiry.
Dragging yourself around the Auckland Domain for days sounds like a monumental challenge for anyone to overcome.
Lee MacMillan died last week.
Many Kiwis also appear to have taken on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's advice to "be kind" to one another.
A coroner found Ngaire McKenzie's partner had exhibited controlling and manipulative behaviour before he murdered her.