The MHC provides up-to-date information, research and direction of Mental Health Services in New Zealand.
The Mental Health Commission produces a publication for people who care for someone with mental health or addiction problems. It is a guide for family, whānau and friends. It provides information on how provide direct help, how to seek outside help, and what the family, whānau can do to support their own wellbeing.
Download a copy of MHC A Guide for Families Dec 2011 web [PDF, 1.11 MB].
Copies can also be ordered from firstname.lastname@example.org or call (04) 474 8900.
A national, publicly funded programme aimed at reducing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness.
Offers face to face and telephone contact with mobile fieldworkers, education courses
Phone: 04 499-1062
A telephone service that supports young people in all sorts of situations. Contact: 0800 376 633
Recommended for carers and parents of children and youth who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
Run by Parents Incorporated, with a special section for teenagers called ATTITUDE.
Helping young Kiwis understand and deal with depression