Posts Tagged ‘Suicide Prevention Office’

Mental Health advocate Mike King is all for getting rid of Suicide Prevention Office

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Mental health advocate Mike King is all for getting rid of the Suicide Prevention Office after an announcement that a number of staff would be cut as part of the Ministry of Health’s cost-cutting proposal. Speaking to TVNZ’s Sunday, King, known for his endeavours in the mental health area including the I Am Hope charity, Read more

Suicide prevention office opens

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

The government, Wednesday, opened its first Suicide Prevention Office and announced a further $12 million for Māori and Pacific suicide prevention. The office was opened by Prime Minister Jacinda Adern and Health Minister Dr David Clark and is part of the government’s response to its inquiry into mental health and addiction. “Last year 685 New Read more