As New Zealand launches an inquiry into its beleaguered mental health system, some mental health workers and consumers are saying the answers are on our doorstep: in traditional Māori strategies for mental health.
The use of non-consensual electroconvulsive therapy in New Zealand has more than tripled in two years. Why are so many more mental health patients being shocked without permission?
Check out our documentary on the Mad Pride movement, and meet the New Zealanders dealing with the voices in their heads.
Here are some voices of experience from inside the New Zealand mental health system.
How a powerful group of New Zealanders attempted to wipe out 'mental defectives' and improve the white race.
"When mainstream society rejected people who are mentally ill, it created a kind of alternative society."