Below are some quick links to a number of e-Mental Health Programs, in no apparent order, for you to browse through:
These resources can be fantastic to use between your counselling sessions with me, or as preparation for counselling. Sometimes people may benefit from support but are not ready to engage in counselling. Accessing information online can be a non- threatening way to begin.
Also, some of the links are to services which I don't provide or are free of charge for people who are unable to afford the cost counselling at this time.
Acceptance and Committment Therapy
Depression and e-Mental Health: A useful guide with answered FAQs about e-Mental Health Programs.
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Online forum for people experiencing depression, bipolar
disorder or anxiety.
The Black Dog Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder. This website provides lots of information on mood disorders: http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia. This website provides lots of information on mood disorders: http://www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx?
Online information and CBT strategies to cope with depression.
An online program for stress, worry, anxiety and depression
in people aged 18-24.
eCentreClinic - Wellbeing Course
A course for adults aged 18 and over providing practical
skills for anxiety and depression.
Clear Your Vision
An interactive online program to help young people change
their cannabis use.
Online and SMS-based counselling for alcohol and other
drug users and their families and friends.
1800 888 236
Parenting Strategies: Preventing Adolescent Alcohol
Misuse - An online program providing strategies to help parents protect
their children from alcohol problems.
An online program that delivers smoking cessation advice
based on principles of cognitive-behaviour therapy.
Reduce Your Use
Six-week online support program for cannabis use.
A website providing information and brief intervention for
A course for people aged over 60 years for depression,
stress and anxiety.
Interactive modules targeting depression, grief and loss,
anxiety, and relationship breakdown. Information can be
accessed without registration or register for full program.
Grief and Loss Support Program
Online modules to support people bereaved by suicide or
caring for someone at risk of suicide.
Mental Health Online — Depression Online
A 12-week internet-based CBT treatment for depression.
A free self-guided online program that teaches cognitive
behaviour therapy skills to help prevent and manage symptoms
An interactive self-help service that aims to promote resilience
and wellbeing for people experiencing mild to moderate
stress, anxiety and/or depression.
OnTrack - Alcohol and Depression
Online interactive tools for depression and alcohol use.
Perinatal depressio online facts sheets.
This Way Up - Self Help for Depression
A self-paced, online, skill-building course to improve mood.
E‐Mental Health Resources by Diagnosis
Useful Resources and Help lines -New Zealand
In an emergency in NZ please call 111
Or: go to your nearest hospital emergency department (ED)
Or: Phone your local DHB Mental Health Crisis Team (CATT Team)
Or: Ring Health line 0800 611 116
Free call or text 1737 any time from a trained counsellor.
Free phone:0800 37 66 33
Free text: 234
thelowdown.co.nz or free text 5626
Sexuality or Gender Identity helpline
OUTLine NZ- 0800688 5463
provides confidential telephone support
Parent Help: 0800 568 856
Supporting Families in Mental Illness- 0800732 825
Lifeline : Free phone 0800 543 3540800 543 354 FREE (24 hours).
Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865
Samaritans: 0800 726 666
Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757
Anxiety Phone Line: 0800 269 4389
Shine: 0508 744 633 confidential domestic abuse helpline
Women's Refuge Crisis Line:
0800 733 843
Shakti Crisis Line: 0800 742 584
for migrant or refugee women with family violence
Rape Crisis: 0800 883 300
Alcohol & Drug Helpline: 0800 787 797
Quitline: 0800 778 778
In an emergency in Australia please call 000