Information

Feeling stressed out or dealing a particular mental health issue? Check out the resources including the fact sheets below for more support.

The NZ Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline is based on overseas and New Zealand evidence, experience and practice. It has information for people with ASD, their families, health professionals, support service providers and those involved in education.
This comic breaks down what OCD really is, what it isn’t, and why it’s so harmful when you trivialize this serious disorder. We can learn a lot from this message on being more thoughtful about our everyday language.
The OCD UK website offers a wealth of information and management ideas for children, young people and families dealing with obsessive compulsive disorder.
Odyssey House is a service that helps people who experience issues with their drinking, use of drugs or gambling. Odyssey runs programs based in schools for young people, as well as residential and other support services. This website provides information on alcohol, drug and gambling problems, and links to Odyssey’s treatment services.
Parenting Guidelines for Adolescent Alcohol Use

These guidelines are designed to help parents prevent or reduce their adolescent child’s alcohol use, as recommended by the NHMRC Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol (2009).

This website provides ideas/strategies for parents to help deal with or protect their children or teenagers from alcohol misuse, as well as depression and anxiety.
The Health Promotion Agency has co-designed a tool with youth, that aims to help young people think about situations they might be in and the sort of actions and groups that could help them through it.
This is an American resource for families of people with traumatic brain injury. It offers suggestions on how to recognize the effects of traumatic injury and ways of addressing them.