Articles tagged mental health


With 12 days to go to Election Day, voting is officially open for those wanting to get in early. Suicide and mental health has again featured prominently on the campaign trail, while National has again raised the spectre of an inheritance tax if Labour is elected. Shane Cowlishaw reports.

We need to do more to prepare our high school students for tertiary study –psychologically, academically and in terms of career choices - say student leaders, healthcare providers and mental health advocates.

With mental health issues making their way into the mainstream, the Government announced a number of Budget initiatives to ease pressure on the system. It’s also put mental health at the heart of its social investment approach - but have they gone far enough?