LINKS to other useful websites


Grief information, education and training materials. A place where you will find a broad range of helpful information on loss and grief.

Covid 19, when no funerals or tangis can be held.

Grief and Loss during Covid 19

Mental Health and Addiction Update Ministry of Health April 2020

The LowDown 
Helping Young Kiwis understand and deal with depression
FREE text 5626 for help

There are things you can do to find a way through depression 
0800 111 757

Suicide Prevention
This website is managed by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand and provides tools and resources. 

Suicide Crisis Helpline 
For people in distress, and people who are worried about someone else
0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO) 

It always helps to talk, Lifeline is here to listen 
0800 543 354 (24 hour telephone counselling)

Your link to well being

Volunteering BOP

Tautoko Mai Sexual Harm Support  (previously Bay of Plenty Sexual Assault Support Service (BOPSASS))
 0800 227 233 (24/7 Crisis line)

Bereavement Leave
Employers have a legal requirement to provide a certain amount of bereavement leave for workers under the Holidays Act 2003    

When you’ve suffered loss to suicide

Trauma and birth