Mental Health

Mental Health

'I look after my mental health every single day': John Kirwan on living his best life 3 hours ago

Simon Day found out why the ex All Black he is so determined to help young Kiwis.

Watch: There is strong support for legalisation of cannabis, but question over how to do it remains.

Cannabis cons ignored in legalisation debate - experts

Find out what they're suggesting New Zealand does instead.

New Zealand trust company, Perpetual Guardian made headlines for their successful 4-day working week trial.

How being lonely is as bad for your health as smoking

Humans need to feel connected to be productive, psychologists say.

Hayden Thorpe teaches surfing for good mental health.

Dude teaching surfing for good mental health

“I just love seeing the smiles on people's faces.”

A young woman suffering from depression is consoled by her friend.

How new ways of thinking about mental disorders can help treat them

Mental disorders are complex, and so our current labels probably aren't quite perfect, writes Kris Nielsen.

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Victoria University rejects international student after she reveals she's bi-polar

"I really wish I hadn't told them".

Iain Lee, host of Talk Radio in the UK, kept the caller on the phone for half an hour, keeping him alive before emergency services arrived.

UK radio host saves man from overdose live on air

Police said it was "a very typical call for us sadly".

Watch: Oranga Tamariki launched a new monitoring system in August.

Oranga Tamariki staff resign amid claims of 'toxic', 'abusive' environment

"I was getting more and more mentally unwell because of the high level of stress and risk I had to carry."

WATCH: Ariana Grande discusses her marriage to Pete Davidson on Beats 1 earlier this year.

Pete Davidson refused to see Ariana after posting worrying note - report

The SNL comedian allegedly told his security to keep her away.

Tackling New Zealand's mental health problems is top of his list.

Grant Robertson's plan for 2019

Tackling New Zealand's mental health problems is top of the list.

A young woman suffering from depression is consoled by her friend.

How new ways of thinking about mental disorders can help treat them

Are mental disorders something you get or something you do?

Watch: Former Prime Minister Sir John Key's son Max speaks out about online bullying, mental health and suicide.

Priest tells mourning parents their son won't get into heaven

The teenager committed suicide - a mortal sin - the priest said at the funeral.

The ex-All Black is adding his voice to a nationwide conversation on men's wellbeing.

Josh Kronfeld opens up about men's mental health

The ex-All Black added his voice to a nationwide conversation on men's wellbeing.

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says some of its members are scared to go to work.

Hillmorton Hospital to get security guards after attacks on nurses

Three staff members have been injured in recent weeks.

Dave Macpherson told The AM Show he feels "vindicated" after the report.

Father's plea for change after coroner's ruling on son's death

A coroner's report has found several mistakes were made in the lead up to Nicky Stevens' death.

"You can talk about suicide without discussing method."

'Don't ask me how he did it': Kiwi wife's plea after husband's suicide

"You can talk about suicide without discussing method."

St Maragret's College 2018 head girl Jem Vaughan.

Christchurch head girl makes stunning mental illness admission in speech

"I was tired all the time, I lost my appetite, I was crying a lot... why was I unhappy?"

WATCH: Jesse Mulligan pays tribute to the late Greg Boyed on The Project.

NZ TV host Matt Chisholm reveals search for mental health help

"I'm not smiling much... laughing even less."

Sydney Harris lived for his family, but his life ended too soon.

'He didn't take his life - mental health did': Why 'inadequate' system couldn't help dad of 3

"Mental health workers have an idea of what a person is like, but they're not going home with us."

Mental Health

Why Tova O'Brien is 'furious' with Health Minister David Clark

"The Government's kicking this out into the long grass until March next year."