The plan aimed to help 100 acute mental health or addiction patients transition from inpatient wards in hospitals back into the community, by providing housing and other wraparound support.
“So many families don’t get that second chance we do here, and we were so lucky..." says Martin's ex-wife.
Half of the world’s children experience violence on and offline in some form every year
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"Everyone's asking me how I feel about giving the medal back. I feel nothing about giving the medal back but I feel just a profound sense of sadness that no-one's listening, it's not fair."
Nearly 50 years after Dr Selwyn Leeks' methods started torturing children at Lake Alice psychiatric hospital he may finally face criminal charges.
"There was a striking lack of psychiatrist input into the man’s care, and the processes of discharging and transferring the man from the various parts of BOPDHB’s Mental Health Service were extremely poor," Health & Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan said.
NZ Herald reporter Chris Lynch reports that 'the Ministry of Health is accused of being deceitful and I can understand why'. Mental Health Foundation's Shaun Robinson said these figures represent some of our most vulnerable people, and this was a worrying lack of...
Can we combat depression and anxiety by changing what we eat? Julia Rucklidge, a clinical psychology professor at the University of Canterbury, has spent a decade examining the link between food and mental health.
"Mental health is every day and every week. We can't just have these mental health weeks – what we need to understand is mental health is a daily thing,"
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