NZ: Swift apology after mental health privacy breach

Sarah-Jane O’Connor reports:

A mental health support group is “mortified” after accidentally sending out the email addresses of hundreds of people with anxiety disorders.

Christchurch woman Debbie Wilson said she received an email from Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support (MHAPS) on Thursday and saw the addresses of the more than 200 recipients were visible.

The same thing had happened once before, Wilson said, and she complained about it at the time. She was angry the mistake had been repeated.

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