One in five Kiwis mentally ill

Christchurch Press 20 Sep 06
One in five New Zealanders and nearly one in three Maori will suffer a mental health disorder in any one year, a major new survey says. The $8 million survey of 13,000 New Zealanders, released by Health Minister Pete Hodgson yesterday, concluded nearly half of all New Zealanders would suffer mental illness at some point in their lives.

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