Story: Mental health services

Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing

This flower-shaped diagram was used by MindNet, an electronic newsletter produced by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. It shows that the foundations of mental health are found both inside the body, for example in physical and spiritual conditions, and also outside it, in environmental, historical, economic and other factors.

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Warwick Brunton, 'Mental health services - Mental health and mental illness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Warwick Brunton, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 5 May 2022