Monday briefs – 3 June 2019

Your weekly health news round-up from a variety of trusted sources

Budget 2019: Huge boost for mental health

The government is investing $1.9 billion in mental health services over the next five years. Read more

Video game addiction officially a disease

The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction to its International Classification of Diseases database. Read more

Flu kills two people in Auckland

A 12-year-old and 62-year-old have died from influenza, prompting a warning from health officials. Read more 

Canterbury Resilience Hub website launched

Following the Christchurch terrorist attacks, a new website has been launched offering health and wellbeing advice, resources and support services information. Read more

App being developed to diagnose head injuries

Researchers are working on developing an app that will quickly diagnose the severity of a head injury. Read more