Mental Health Foundation
- a clearing house for information and
networking. For a series of booklets
on specific conditions such as
post natal depression
depression in childhood and adolescence
, and others.
is dedicated to making all people healthier and happier as the best defense there is against depression and all forms of preventable deaths.
Has free downloads of documents designed to teach Life Skills that will lead
people to have happier and healthier lives.
- has developed and produced "The
Journey to Wellbeing" ("Hikoi ki te Hauora") based on
the world recognised Ron Phillips work. Ron Phillips has achieved
phenomenal success at Campbell Lodge and SST has made this program
available at no cost to all year 9 classes.
- Suicide Prevention Information NZ
SPINZ is a national suicide prevention information service which aims to assist communities and services to prevent suicide by providing them with best practice information
Yellow Ribbon - based on the USA model, but lacking the
support services offered by its "USA sponsor". Yellow Ribbon closed down
in March 2005 due, it claimed, to lack
of support from the Government.
Some Web Sites and Resources
- detection & management of young people at risk of
appointed a National Coordinator Youth
Suicide Prevention on 21st May 2001
Ministry of Health The New Zealand Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy
Ministry of Youth Affairs Guidelines for Primary Care Providers