Mental Health Resources

9 months ago by

As a follow up from Aotearoa NZ Mental Health week and to continue supporting our community throughout these tricky times, we wanted to share some resources that we’ve come across to help, generate awareness and contribute to positive discussions around mental health within Aotearoa NZ.

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing. Improving individuals, whanau, organisations and communities.


In tough times it can be hard to know how to feel or what to do. Here we share practical tips for looking after yourself and your whānau. And if you or a loved one could use a bit of extra help, there is support available. He waka eke noa – we’re all in this together.


Never Not Creative is a community tackling challenges that our industry faces concerning mental health, internships and diversity, equity and inclusion. You can find out more about Never Not Creative initiatives here.


The Mentally-Healthy Change Group was formed by Andy Wright and Nina Nyman in 2018 following wide-scale response to the Mentally-Healthy 2018 research that quantified the scale of mental ill-health in our industry. Since then the group have gone on to run a second wave of research, publish e-books sharing leaders’ stories and establish the Minimum Standards for mental health.


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Feel free to email us at if you have any resources you’d like to be added to this list.


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