Terms and Conditions

This Mental Health Foundation site is owned and run by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, a registered charity working to improve the mental health of all people and communities in New Zealand.


This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions which apply to the use by you of the Mental Health Foundation of NZ site and any other subscription product or service offered for loan or sale on the interactive online service operated by the Mental Health Foundation.

The right to use any product or service offered by the Mental Health Foundation of NZ site is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity.

The Mental Health Foundation shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Mental Health Foundation website.

Any information provided on this website is to be used for informational/educational purposes only. It should not be used as a substitute for seeking professional care. The potential risks associated with improper diagnosis or treatment can only be minimised by consultations with mental health professionals.

For further information about a condition or the treatments mentioned, please consult your health professional. Any feedback on the information provided should be emailed to info@mentalhealth.org.nz

While every care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in this website, users are reminded that the Mental Health Foundation cannot accept any legal liability for any errors or omissions or damages resulting from reliance on the information contained in this website.

Privacy policy

Any personal information you disclose via bulletin boards, emails or chat sessions can be viewed by others.

Any information you transmit to us is done so at your own risk.

All business transactions and uses of any customer information are strictly confidential and will not be given or sold to any other parties.

The Mental Health Foundation will not disclose any of your personal information, except for the following reasons:
  • For statistical purposes
  • When it is required by law
  • To protect the rights of the Mental Health Foundation
  • When permission has been granted to do so (eg, bookings for external workshops)

Copyright © 2019 Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. Permission is granted for the information contained in the website to be copied, used and/or distributed under the following conditions only:
  • The source is acknowledged
  • No fee is charged
  • It is used for educational purposes
  • No alterations are made to the selected material
  • Internet sites link to this site rather than copying files.
The Mental Health Foundation can not be held liable, or legally accountable, for any picture or image or information posted by you to the Mental Health Foundation website that is found to be in breach of the Privacy Act or Copyright law. You must have copyright and or permission to use any picture or image or information you post on the Mental Health Foundation website. The Mental Health Foundation will immediately remove any such item if challenged by a third party. You must inform the Mental Health Foundation as soon as possible if you are issued with such a challenge. info@mentalhealth.org.nz

The MHF website will have links to third party websites and resources. The MHF is not responsible or liable for the availability or accuracy of any such link or resource, or for the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by the MHF. Visitors to the MHF's websites assume all risk arising from their use of any link to third party websites or resources.


We welcome your feedback, email info@mentalhealth.org.nz However, if you require personal health advice, please consult your health professional.