Mental Health Tips

in a time of crisis

Exposure to stressful events and crises can negatively impact our mental health. Below are some tips and exercises to help protect your mental health during times of crisis.

Breathing Exercises

Deep breathing is one of the best ways to lower stress in the body. This is because when you breathe deeply, it sends a message to your brain to calm down and relax.

3-minute breathing exercise

Deep breathing animation

Wellbeing Tips – Breathe

Mental Health Foundation

Me Time

We all need some me time sometimes.

Wellbeing tips

When times get tough, looking after our wellbeing is crucial. These tips are based on the Five Ways to Wellbeing and Te Whare Tapa Whā

Support to get through COVID-19

Information about wellbeing, parenting during COVID-1, grief and loss,  what to do if you’re having a  hard time getting through and more helpful resources.

Helplines and Local Mental Health Services


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