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

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Helpful tips from New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP)

This is an Australian website (and downloadable app) which provides information and training on mindfulness techniques.
SPARX is a unique award-winning computer program that helps young people learn skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed. It was created and researched by the Werry Centre and is available for no cost via this website.
Cartoon-style information for teenagers on handling life's pressures, frustrations and stresses, including how to deal with stress overload.
Teenage Health Freak is a UK based website offering information on a wide range of issues for young people, such as relationships, alcohol and drugs, sex and mental health problems.
The Brainwave Trust is a national organisation set up as a charitable trust. Its aim is to raise public awareness about the amazing new findings in brain research and to emphasise the importance of early experiences on brain development. It has information on infant brain development, adolescent brain development and the impact of family violence and neglect upon the developing brain.
The Lowdown aims to help young New Zealanders recognise and understand depression. People can find out information about depression, take an online test to see if they might be depressed, listen to celeb and every day young people’s stories about getting through depression and email/txt in for free for support.
The Richmond Services LTd provides community-based mental health and disability support services across the country.
"How do we manage food and eating behaviors? Is there a specific system in the body determining how we regulate food and weight? New brain imaging tools are allowing us to examine how the brain works in relation to these behaviors. Walter Kaye, PhD, explores these new findings and discusses treatment programs that approach the problems on multiple levels. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging."