Mental Health

Related video: Advocate Jazz Thornton and Health Minister David Clark on mental health.

Kiwi students to give free massages for mental health

"Regular massage can reduce our stress levels, so could be considered a preventative measure."

The bullies drove Dolly to kill herself. Now her family are speaking out.

Heartbroken parents release anti-bullying video after 14yo daughter takes life

They hope it encourages young people to speak up when being bullied.

Aaron and Nick Carter in 2006.

Nick Carter gets restraining order against brother, citing 'alarming behaviour'

The Backstreet Boy claims Aaron threatened to kill his wife and unborn baby.

Christopher Eccleston.

Dr Who star reveals battle with anorexia during filming

Christopher Eccleston says he was "very ill" while working on the show.

The Government recently announced plans to establish a Suicide Prevention Office as part of a new strategy.

Former All Blacks coach to share mental health tips for farmers

Sir Graham Henry will look at well-being on the footie field, and the farm.

Watch: Ariana Grande broke down in tears talking about the Manchester terror attack.

Manchester bombing survivor heartbroken after Ariana Grande meet-and-greet cancelled

"I felt it was part of my healing process and a chance for a bit of closure."

Gareth Thomas played more than 100 tests for Wales.

Ex-Wales rugby captain reveals he has HIV

Gareth Thomas is speaking out, as he wants to "break the stigma" around the condition.

Watch: David Clark and Jazz Thornton on Newshub Nation.

Mental health commission lacks people with 'lived experience' - advocate

Health Minister David Clark says it's fine, but Jazz Thornton disagrees.

The study found a direct link between screen time and mental health.

Social media can lead to 'downward spiral' for heavy teen users - NZ health expert

Kiwis spend almost two hours a day on various platforms.

A floral tribute has been set up at the Christchurch Art Gallery.

Muslim community still struggling with trauma six months on from Christchurch shooting

The Government has allocated nearly $9 million to Christchurch mental health services.

The Government's proposed Essential Freshwater strategy is among policy changes that will affect farmers.

'Listen to your farmers New Zealand': Young mum's emotional blog

"I think a lot of people generally think farmers are just a bunch of entitled moaners."

Kevin Hague, former Green MP and current chief executive of Forest & Bird.

Forest & Bird boss among five appointed to mental health commission

The former Green MP will join the group appointed by Cabinet.

Related video: Jason Gunn has taken aim at "cruel" comments from online "bullies" in an emotionally charged video on his Facebook page.

Disabled journalist hits back at trolls who said she should be 'banned' from pictures

"I'd just like to commemorate the occasion with these three selfies…"

The office will be established as part of the Government's plan to "support people in distress" and help bring down New Zealand's high suicide rate.

Rural mental health advocate welcomes Suicide Prevention Office

"It is such a big problem we are facing."

Funding has been boosted for more than 20 neglected mental health services.

'We have to do better': Mike King praises Suicide Prevention Strategy

He says it shifts the responsibility on everyone to do better.

Related video: NZ's Government will establish 'postvention' as part of their strategy.

One person takes their own life every 40 seconds worldwide - WHO

"All countries need to incorporate proven suicide prevention strategies."

Details of the new strategy were released on Tuesday.

'We are failing': Government funds 'postvention' suicide bereavement counselling

"Those who are bereaved by suicide are likely to be more at risk than others."

WATCH: Mike King talks about the Government's Suicide Prevention Strategy.

'I believe in this plan': Mike King gets behind Government's suicide strategy

"This Government did in two years what the last Government didn't do in nine years."

Garner was stunned.

'Too much for me': Garner stunned children under 10 died by suicide

"There are young New Zealanders under the age of 10 who have taken their own lives... how do we understand that?"

Kyle MacDonald was on The AM Show.

Families asked to share suicide victims' letters to assist study

Mike King believes it will help understand why so many take their own lives.