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Shining a light on the shocking state of NZ’s acute mental health units

Wednesday 16 June 2021

A series published by news and current affairs website Newsroom highlights the findings of a major research project led by Director of the Suicide and Mental Health Research Group, Dr Gabrielle Jenkin, into the architectural design and social environment of New Zealand’s acute mental health facilities.

Teens shocked by suicide portrayal in ‘13 Reasons Why’ study finds

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Teenagers interviewed about their views on the suicide portrayed in the controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why report being shocked by the graphic detail of the scene, which they saw as excessive, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, have found.

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