Thursday, November 22, 2018
Supporting Men > mental health

What made a difference, Mr Panther said, was connecting with people

https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2018-10-21/forging-connections-through-shared-experience-of-mental-illness/10397296 What made a difference, Mr Panther said, was connecting with people who shared similar experiences and feelings. "The thing that made me feel better was finding other people who asked the same big, gooey questions … who wondered what the point of living was sometimes," he said. "The very simple act of

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Mental Health Foundation’s warning to social media users

https://thespinoff.co.nz/media/22-10-2018/mental-health-foundations-warning-to-social-media-users-on-jami-lee-ross/?fbclid=IwAR1SRYVHgczwhXVhCOfA7mrN5hSge52ogR5PL_AyIUHfPA46-65DCKxO3xM We’re all very good at telling people to ask for help when they’re struggling, but today we’re asking you to think about what you’re telling those same people when you’re talking about Mr Ross. Everyone who is experiencing a mental health problem deserves compassion, support and privacy. The damage done by

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Government’s Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

We've published our submission on the Government's Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. Here is the our summary. Read the full submission here: https://t.co/Z1ltdjCpCn pic.twitter.com/ECOtYn0UQV— NZ Human Rights Commission (@NZHumanRights) June 24, 2018 [pdf-embedder url="http://betterblokes.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Mental_Health_Report_FINAL_2.pdf"]

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$100m reserved last year for mental health spending might be put back in the pot

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/101336297/government-confirms-100m-mental-health-initiatives-under-review However Treasury officials and Finance Minister Grant Robertson confirmed to Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee that the money was there - a briefing Clark was forced to admit he was aware of, in the House last week. The argument revolves around whether the previous Government had formally "appropriated" or funded

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Mental health funding goes backwards under Labour

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/104176279/will-the-inquiry-really-be-the-saviour-of-the-mental-health-system The Government delivered its first Budget last week, and while health was the overall winner, there was little for mental health. The previous government's ring-fenced $100 million for mental health was placed back into the wider pool of health funding. In response to criticism about a lack of funding in Budget

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Ardern announced mental health ministerial inquiry

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11980494 Ardern said mental health was a personal issue for "many, many New Zealanders". "Most of us will know a friend or whānau member that has faced a mental health challenge in their lives. Plenty have reached out and received the support required, but too many still have unhappy stories to tell. "We

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#Cable #News #Talk #Trump’s #Mental #Health

#Forbes Now: Crazy Talk: Cable News Cleared To Talk Trump's Mental Health. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw5K-h6zk In an email to association members, our leadership did not encourage members to defy the “Goldwater Rule” which is a part of the ethics code of a different mental health organization, the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Rather, it articulated

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