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E Resources






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 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


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:


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:


Online information and CBT strategies to cope with depression.



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




Useful Resources and Help lines -New Zealand

In crisis?

In an emergency in NZ please call  111

Or: go to your nearest hospital emergency department (ED)

Or call crisis contacts in your region: Crisis Contacts Mental Health Foundation

Or: Ring Health line 0800 611 116

or: Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865

Other contacts: 

Free call or text 1737 any time from a trained counsellor.

1737 Need to Talk

Alcohol & Drug Helpline: 0800 787 797

Anxiety Phone Line: 0800 269 4389

(0800 ANXIETY)

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757

Lifeline : Free phone 0800 543 3540800 543 354 FREE (24 hours). or free text 5626

Parent Help: 0800 568 856

Samaritans: 0800 726 666

Sexuality or Gender Identity helpline

OUTLine NZ- 0800688 5463

provides confidential telephone support

Shine: 0508 744 633 confidential domestic abuse helpline

Shakti Crisis Line: 0800 742 584

for migrant or refugee women with family violence

Supporting Families in Mental Illness- 0800732 825

Women's Refuge Crisis Line:

0800 733 843

Quitline: 0800 778 778

Cessation help

Rape Crisis: 0800 883 300

Youthline :

Free phone:0800 37 66 33

Free text:  234


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