A nurse and two patients challenging a DHB ban on smoking in acute mental health units say it is a matter of "human dignity".
A visiting researcher says New Zealand needs to do more to help children in schools with behavioural issues.
Patients at an acute Wellington mental health clinic should only be discharged with an extensive plan about future risks.
A former resident of the Parklands residential facility and her father complained about treatment of residents.
The Ministry of Health is changing the way it keeps tabs on its 800 care providers.
Former rugby players are being asked to step up and be tested on the long-term effects their playing days have had on them.
Cantabrians are sick of authorities focusing on buildings rather than people and are still grieving the destruction of their garden city, a survey reveals.
They look intently at the camera, some impassively, some with smiles, all of them aware they've shared a most personal story.
New research from Canada has revealed the health risks associated with staying in the closet.
Being a first-time parent could improve mental health and reduce levels of psychological distress, according to research.
The world’s biggest waterslide is to be constructed in the Auckland suburb of Helensville.
Youthline is preparing for as many as 5000 calls from young people needing help over the Christmas break.
Pop star Lady Gaga is giving fans a safe place to seek help by setting up mental health awareness booths on her upcoming North American tour.
A coroner is urging mental health services to follow-up patients who fail to meet appointments after the 2010 death of a Kapiti man.
Outrageous Fortune actress Aidee Walker joins seven other cyclists in epic ride to raise awareness of mental health.
Are our fast-paced lifestyles making us more prone to stress, burnout and depression?
A 3 News investigation has uncovered a dramatic increase in the rate of mental health issues within the Defence Force.
Experts believe the best way to stop people killing themselves in police custody is to create a better connection with the mental health sector.
A patient who set herself on fire while in the care of Hutt Valley mental health services was let down by staff shortages, an inquiry has found.
Allegations by a Christchurch veterans service that the Government is not doing enough to look after shell-shocked soldiers are unfounded, the New Zealand Defence Force says.
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