Other places to find information and tips on looking after mental health and wellbeing.
Wellbeing tips – Mental Health Foundation and Getting Through Together
Self-help tools and apps – Mental Health Foundation and Getting Through Together
Having a hard time getting through? – Mental Health Foundation and Getting Through Together
Whakatau Mai | The Wellbeing Sessions – Changing Minds
Real-time resilience strategies for coping with Coronavirus – New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience
Maintaining social wellbeing in Aotearoa-New Zealand during Covid-19: Seven reasons to be hopeful – Social Wellbeing Agency
The science of happiness podcast series – UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center US
Health Navigator mental health – Health Navigator NZ
Read about other New Zealander's journeys to wellbeing:
Hear how others have dealt with their depression and anxiety and how they work on staying well.
- How We Got Happy – Hear from young Kiwis on what they do to stay healthy and stay happy.
- Low Down – How others have dealt with their depression and anxiety and how they work on staying well.
- Depression.org.nz – Draw strength and hope from the stories of other people.
- Like Minds, Like Mine – Real-life stories people have gifted to us over the years.
- Headfirst Being Men series – Rugby players speak about their mental fitness and the strategies they use.
- Black Dog 'Be Well' podcast series – Sharing inspiration through the words of people with a lived experience.
Supporting yourself and others
Checking In: supporting someone who may be experiencing depression and/or anxiety – Le Va (in English, Samoan, Tongan, and Cook Island languages)
Navigating through the ways of emotion: Anxiety – Le Va (in English, Samoan, Tongan, and Cook Island languages)
Navigating through the waves of emotion: Depression – Le Va (in English, Samoan, Tongan, and Cook Island languages)
Sparklers at Home – All Right?
Parenting Guides – All Right?
Learning from home wellbeing guide – Ministry of Education
Parenting support and advice – The Parenting Place
S.K.I.P – New Zealand Government
Te Waioratanga – All Right?
Hikitia Te Hā – All Right?
Protect our Whakapapa – Te Puni Kokiri
Te Putahi Māori worldview webinar series – Te Hiku Media, the Science Media Centre and Ignite Studios
Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora online series – Mental Health Foundation
M3 Mindfulness for children – Jase Te Patu
Wellbeing for Māori – Depression.org.nz
Māori response to Covid-19 – Mental Health Foundation with Mason Durie.
Empower your whānau through #manaaki20 – Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu
Maramataka – The Spinoff
Wellbeing topics – Farmstrong
Join me and lock in the Five Ways to Wellbeing – Sam Whitlock, Farmstrong and FMG
Give yourself a break – Farmstrong and FMG
Sleep well, Farmstrong and FMG
Looking after yourself is just as important as looking after your land – Depression.org.nz
Rural Employee Support Hub – RESH
Working well from home – Te Pou
Covid 19: How to support a colleague – Te Pou
Workplace wellbeing during Covid-19 – Mental Health Foundation and Getting Through Together
Staying connected kete – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE)
Workplace Wellbeing landing page – Mental Health Foundation
Working Well guide and resources – Mental Health Foundation
Ideas and advice on mental wellbeing – Wellplace
Open Minds tips and factsheets – Mental Health Foundation
Schools and kura
Sparklers – All Right?
Te Rito Toi – developed by Professor Peter O’Connor and multiple contributors
The mental wealth project – Le Va
Supporting Wellbeing & Hauora Video Series – Ministry of Education
Youthline Advice Hub – Youthline
If you are looking for a related book to read, check out:
- Sparklers Best-est Books Guide
- There are bibliotherapy schemes in Christchurch and Dunedin where GPs prescribe books which you can access through the local library.