• Why Returning To Anti Depressants Was An Empowering Choice
    One woman's candid story on her journey with medication and how she came to be at her present peace of mind.
    Posted: Thursday 1 February 2018
  • Ways to help you reduce the stress that this time of year can bring.
    This was part of the fantastic workshop the Advocates attended presented by Cornelia from Like Minds, Like Mine.
    Posted: Monday 1 January 2018
  • Getting Connected
    We are now on facebook, we will endeavour to have it updated regularly with pertinent articles we come across, activities we're involved in and some light hearted posts as well. We would welcome your feedback either on FB or through our "Contact Us" page here on the website.
    Posted: Friday 7 October 2016
  • Care and Support in your own home
    Mental Health Story feature about a groundbreaking mental health service in Tauranga which helps people in their own homes, rather than institutionalising them. They've had good results. There is a young woman of 23, Vanessa, who is happy to talk about her experience of being in the mental health system half her life, how she self harmed and overdosed and couldn't function, but has finally got her life together and got a job thanks to the service.
    Posted: Sunday 13 December 2015
  • Using artistic talents to help aid recovery
    Singer-songwriter Meg Hutchinson struggled for years with mental illness; now she is open about her experience to remove the stigma.

    Photo credit: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg News
    Posted: Sunday 13 December 2015
  • Posted: Sunday 13 December 2015