Mental Health

Mental Health

Mum's road to recovery from postnatal depression

"I said 'I don't know what's wrong with me - but whatever it is, it's absolutely ruining my life'."

Employees often don't feel comfortable coming forward about mental health issues in the workplace.

Investigation reveals Kiwi business caught asking employees for medical information

Green MP Chloe Swarbrick said it was "invasive".

social media

The websites to avoid if you don't want to be depressed

Researchers say they've proven a causal link between social media and depression.

The 22-year-old released the book Bully, hinting to others that everything they need the answer to is already inside them after coming through her own battle.

Woman, 22, opens up about severe anxiety disorder

It manifested spells of depression and triggered bulimia.

Mental Health

Revealed: The number of Kiwis using antidepressants

Medication instead of therapy could be being used to cut costs.

Mental Health

Man dies at Whangarei Hospital after being restrained by police

Police were attending another incident when the man assaulted a staff member

Stand Strong NZ is a series exploring the issues around bullying and what's being done to reduce the harm.

'Sorry isn't enough': Bullies told Manawatū 6yo they'd kill baby brother

Toby still fears his tormenter, even after two years and a change of schools.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 30:  Comedian Dai Henwood after finishing the half marathon during the ASB Auckland Marathon on October 30, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images for ASB Bank Ltd)

Dai Henwood on how running, meditation helps mental health

Ahead of next week's Queenstown Marathon, the comedian has opened up about "the physical form of mediation".

A 15-year-old Ōtaki College student is among those being mourned.

Ōtaki principal calls out DHB over lack of support after student's suicide

MidCentral DHB admits it should have done better.

Jami-Lee Ross has made an attempt to prevent National from kicking him out of Parliament.

National rejects Jami-Lee Ross' proxy vote

But it won't say if it's a step towards expelling him from Parliament under the waka-jumping law.

The Government recently launched an inquiry into mental health.

No easy solutions to mental health challenges

Federated Farmers CEO Terry Copeland shares how suicide has touched his family.

Mental Health

Prince Harry's mental health encouragement to Māori

The Duke met with young Māori advocates in Rotorua on Wednesday.

The Government is holding an inquiry into mental health and growing suicide statistics.
The comedy shows aim to highlight the issue in rural areas.

Second comedy night promotes good mental health for farmers

"People often forget how important it is to get off the farm, relax and have a yarn with mates."

Megan Guthrie has lost 92kg after weight loss surgery in 2016.

Rotorua woman loses half her bodyweight

Megan shed 92kg through weight loss surgery, but says she still struggles daily.

The 'Will to Live'  campaign was launched  on Saturday.

'Bark up' launches rural mental health campaign

More than 200 dogs took part in the event, which aims to prevent suicide.

Elle Perriam and huntaway Jess appeared on The Project to talk about the 'Will to Live' campaign.

Kiwi men told to speak up about mental illness

A huntaway dog called Jess is part of a campaign to turn our shocking suicide statistics around.

Elle Perriam recently spoke to RadioLIVE's Rural Exchange about the campaign.

Support grows for rural mental awareness campaign

The campaign has been launched by a woman who lost her boyfriend to suicide.

Mental Health

What does it mean to be 'sectioned'?

MP Jami-Lee Ross was sectioned and then admitted to mental health care - but what does that actually mean?

The Mental Health Foundation called it an "unprecedented situation".

Jami-Lee Ross is getting the support he needs, friend says

The Mental Health Foundation called it an "unprecedented situation".

Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross has turned on his former party and its leader.

Jami-Lee Ross taken to mental health care facility by police

He was taken to a facility in Auckland.