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www.depression.org.nz or depression helpline– 0800 111 757 to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask any questions. 

The Journal – NZ based self-help programme designed to teach you skills that can help get through mild to moderate depression more effectively.




www.sparx.org.nz – an online self-help tool that teaches young people the key skills needed to help combat depression and anxiety.

www.moodgym.anu.edu.au is an interactive web programme designed to prevent depression.



Beyond Blue - a national depression initiative

An Australian website about depression. 

The Black Dog Institute - because everyone deserves peace of mind

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au - The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder. 

Curious; don’t fit in, stand out!

www.curious.org.nz - Curious; don’t fit in, stand out! A website with internet social forums, discussions and links, information and support for any one ‘curious’ about their sexuality and/or people wanting to connect with others. “Create a profile, find news in the blogs, share your stories, talk with others, make new mates.” 

Head Space.org

www.headspace.org.au - Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, helping young people aged 12 to 25. This website is similar to the NZ one but the layout and the information is a bit different and can be printed off in PDF format.  

Headspace – Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation

www.headspace.org.au - Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, helping young people aged 12 to 25. This website is similar to the NZ one but the layout and the information is a bit different and can be printed off in PDF format. 

Learning Meditation

www.learningmeditation.com - A website with tools, audios, and tips on how to relax and “be conscious” or meditate.

Like Minds, Like Mine

www.likeminds.org.nz - Like Minds, Like Mine A national, publicly funded programme aimed at reducing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness. This website provides information and resources on the programme, looks at who is involved and shows how you can contribute to creating a nation that truly values and includes people with mental illness.

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand - making mental health everybody’s business

www.mentalhealth.org.nz - Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand - making mental health everybody’s business Promotion, news, links to other websites, information on conditions etc. Provides free information and training, and advocate for policies and services that support people with experience of mental illness, and also their families/whanau and friends.

Rainbow Youth - know who you are, be who you are 

www.rainbowyouth.org.nz - Rainbow Youth - know who you are, be who you are. This is an Auckland-based organisation but it does have some good links and information. Supporting queer youth out or coming out. Providing safe environments and events. Resources and information for queer youth, their friends and whanau and those who work with queer youth.

The Werry Centre

www.werrycentre.org.nz - the Werry Centre is an exciting project for young people to apply for a grant to carry out their own project promoting wellbeing and youth mental health awareness to other young people.

Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand

www.spinz.org.nz - Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand Part of the Mental Health Foundation, provides high quality information to promote safe and effective suicide prevention activities. Not a mental health service or counselling service.  

Skylight – Because grief happens and support matters

www.skylight.org.nz - Because grief happens and support matters. A useful website with resources and information for professionals, parents, family, friends, children, youth etc. re; grief, loss, anger and so forth. They also host a variety of groups, some of which will come to your area.

Offers a wide range of services to support those facing tough times of change, loss, trauma and grief - whatever the cause, and whatever their age. Also equips, trains and supports those wanting to assist them, such as friends or family members, community volunteers and professionals. 


www.trippin.co.nz - Trippin A website directed towards youth that tells them a bit about difficulties they may experience and what they can do/who they can contact.

Youthline - changing lives 

www.youthline.co.nz - Youth helpline, counselling and support services, with information about all sorts of topics concerning to teenagers and links to other websites.