Mental Health

Watch: 'Happiness Project' vows to combat depression.

Most people are unhappy for pretty much the same reason 56 minutes ago

"Use your phone for all the cool things it’s good for. And then set it down and go do something else."

Snochia Moseley

Hartford shooting suspect was suffering mental illness

The gun Snochia Mosley allegedly used to carry out the massacre was legally purchased.

The Miss World New Zealand runner up believes women of colour are not included in the country's beauty industry.

'I am invisible here' - Mixed-race model hits out at NZ's beauty industry

Jessie Gurunathan is encouraging Kiwis to embrace the "Fenty effect".

Mental Health

Kawerau Mayor's despairing plea after another drug bust

It comes after meth, cannabis, firearms and cash were seized as assets on Wednesday.

Joanne Dacombe

Autistic women and girls miss out on diagnosis

New Zealand's public diagnostic systems are better suited to males, says CEO of Autism NZ.

Stressed college student  for exam in classroom

Young people waiting months for mental health care

More Kiwis are seeking help, but services are failing to keep up.

"Addiction to meth is such an evil experience."

'It affected me deeply': Hinemoa Elder on Millie's meth nightmare

"Addiction to meth is such an evil experience."

Comedians Justine Smith and Paul Ego are to perform in a rural 'Comedy Night'.

Comedy nights to highlight rural wellness

Comedian Paul Ego will headline one of shows aimed at farmers.

woman breathing at desk

The simple five minute breathing technique to de-stress

It's thought to calm the parasympathetic nervous system and help you focus.

On Wednesday Mr King took to his Facebook page and posted Lifeline's senior management weren't giving all the facts.

Mike King criticises Lifeline's 'corporate double talk' defence

He accuses the suicide helpline of "emotional blackmail".

Heat can affect your mood.

The world's angriest and saddest countries, ranked

NZ is one of the least angry, stressed and worried places in the world, according to new research.

The suicide hotline revealed last week that it's missing one in four calls.

Mike King slams Lifeline, claims it refused help with missed calls

The suicide helpline revealed last week that it's missing one in four calls.

Her family says she was kept in the same classroom as her attacker for six hours a day.

Auckland 11yo kept home from school after assault

Her family says she was kept in the same classroom as her attacker for six hours a day.

Mike King talks to The AM Show about mental health.

World Suicide Prevention Day: Call for regular mental health check-ups

NZ is accused of being all talk and little action when it comes to our shocking suicide rates.

Watch: Rugby referee Nigel Owens up on his battle with an eating disorder.

The truth about eating disorders: What parents should know

An Aucklander recovering from bulimia explains what it's like - and what actually helps.

Mental Health

Govt claims National quietly gutted disability sector

Mentally disabled adults are being forced to sleep in police cells.

Mental Health

MAFS' Tracey Jewel gives emotional update on mental health

"I've been battling with some pretty heavy stuff."

Aidan Barbour-Ryan is running 365 days in a row to give a voice to those with mental health issues.

The Dunedin student confronting NZ's 'massive problem'

He's running 365 days in a row to give a voice to those with mental health issues.

Watch: Duncan Garner says depression needs to be taken seriously.

Stop whispering: It's time we all talked openly about suicide

Our fear only gives it more power - and in the end, the death toll rises, writes Aaron Hendry.

Mental Health

Sharyn Casey tearfully talks suicide statistics with Jacinda Ardern

The Prime Minister asked to call the radio station to address the figures.