If worries about COVID-19 are causing you to feel distressed, click on the get support button to get some help. During Alert levels 3 & 4, all support will be provided via phone or video call. During Alert Level 2, face-to-face appointments will be available for those who need them however the majority of support will continue to be provided by phone or video. If you need to talk to someone today, you can contact 1737 Need to talk? - Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.
There is a lot of information out there about mental health and wellbeing, and sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. You can find links to a range of resources, tools and services at Health Navigator.
There are a lot of free phone, text and online chat services staffed by people who are trained to give confidential support to people struggling with mental distress and/or substance abuse challenges. Click here for a list of services.
You can watch videos of New Zealanders sharing their stories of how they have dealt with mental distress and how they work on staying well. More sharers stories are available on depression.org.nz and The Lowdown.