Mental Health of Whānau
Hauora hinengaro ā whānau

If you or anyone else you know are experiencing mental unwellness and feel that you or they are of immediate harm to yourself or others please call 111 immediately.

If you require urgent or crisis mental health care, Freephone 0800 920 092, (24 hours, 7 days a week).

For children and youth mental health emergencies; talk to Child, Adolescent, and Family Emergency (CAFEm): Freephone: 0800 218 219 (press option 2).

If you are noticing mild to moderate changes to well-being and Mental health and are concerned contact your family doctor / GP.

Having good mental health, or being mentally healthy, is more than just the absence of illness, rather it is a state of overall wellbeing and living, putting the attention on the things that support healthy wellbeing and surrounding yourself with supportive people in your life. The range of support services below can also support you and your whānau in this journey. They will often be able to support or link you in with other support services to make sure the needs of your whānau are met.

Resources to help:

Support for Children who are living with a parent with Mental Health Illness:

Things to do: 

Supported by

Te Whatu Ora Canterbury
Canterbury Clinical Network
Ministry Of Education
Ministry Of Health