Mental Health

A woman is handcuffed

Link between justice and addiction, mental health probed

It will also be looking at closing the inequality gap between Māori and non-Māori.

Some video games trigger the same psychological reaction as gambling.

Addiction and gambling: the dark side of video games

Gaming addiction has been recognised as a mental health disorder by WHO.

David Spade.

David Spade donates thousands following his sister-in-law's death

Fashion designer Kate Spade had been battling depression and anxiety.

The two-day Slam Camp is run by Action Education.

The poetry slam getting kids to speak up

Word - The Front Line is no ordinary competition.

He walked out of a Hamilton facility for a smoke - but never returned.

Tense final day at Nicky Stevens' coronial inquest

He walked out of a Hamilton facility for a smoke - but never returned.

Nicky Stevens' mother, Jane, told an inquiry she knew it was serious when she got the call saying he was missing.

Nicky Stevens' mother criticises Hamilton mental health facility

She told the inquiry into his death she knew he was at risk.

Police at the scene of the child's death in Carlington, Sydney.

Man turned away from psych ward before allegedly stabbing son

The Sydney father had tried to seek mental health treatment before his child's death.

Big Boy speaks to Kanye West.

Kanye West talks new album, mental health in new interview

Kanye reveals the meaning behind the name of his new album

Michael Riley has been awarded the New Zealand Bravery Decoration for evacuating patrons out of a McDonald's in 2015 as a man with a firearm roamed.

McDonald's heroes honoured for their bravery

Bravery Decoration recipient Michael Riley says he often thinks about the gunman's family.

Close up of elementary student typing text message on smart phone while sitting at the desk in the classroom.

How social media could be making you depressed

Spending too much time online could be bad for your mental health, a new study says.

Sleeping

Weekend sleep-ins are good for you - study

As long as you're not doing it every day.

The Rainbow Tick is awarded to organisations that embrace making the workplace a safe environment for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation.

MediaWorks awarded Rainbow Tick for LGBTI inclusion

It is the first TV broadcaster in New Zealand to be awarded the honour.

He warned state housing tenants in Epsom could have "mental health issues".

'I don't apologise': Seymour stands firm on 'mentally ill' letter

He warned state housing tenants in Epsom could have "mental health issues".

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Mental Health Foundation slams Seymour's 'stigmatising' letter

The ACT leader has labelled the foundation's complaints "grand-standing".

"Some of the future residents will have social and mental health issues," he warns.

Seymour accused of prejudice towards mentally ill in housing stoush

"Some of the future residents will have social and mental health issues," he warns.

Kura Precious Ones is a support group set-up by Wairoa mum-of-six Susan Tipuna.

The struggles of raising autistic kids in the provinces

A new support group Kura Precious Ones has been set up to help parents struggling with the stress.

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13 Reasons Why premiere party cancelled after fatal school shooting

Ten people were shot dead by a student in Texas.

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What parents should know about 13 Reasons Why season 2

The teen Netflix series has drawn plenty of criticism for its depiction of suicide and rape.

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England and Wales shocked by death spike of 20,000

It's unclear what has caused the massive surge.

Susan Austen was fined, but avoided a conviction for assisting suicide.

Death drugs will be imported, legal or not - euthanasia group

"You've got it going on in the background, whether you want to realise that or not."