Taking care of our hinengaro is important for everyone, whether or not you've experienced mental illness or distress. Mental health is about how we think, feel and act as we deal with life's ups and downs. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make decisions.
  • Mind toolkit

    Select a tool to help you manage your situation.
  • What is mental health?

    Learn about how we think, feel and act will determine how we deal with life’s ups and downs.
  • Myths of mental health

    Often myths can get in our way of understanding mental health better.
  • Common mental health conditions

    Mental Health is a general term that reflects our psychological and emotional well-being.
  • Managing stress

    Learn habits and tips to effectively reduce stress.
  • Overcoming loneliness

    Discover how to identify loneliness and coping strategies to manage it.
  • Moving through grief

    Coping strategies for dealing with loss.
  • Lifting mood

    Feeling sad or blue is a normal emotion but if it doesn't pass it may be time to reach out for help.
  • Reducing worry or anxiety

    Strategies to reduce the effects of worry and anxiety in your life.
  • Managing my inner critic

    Learn more about your inner critic and strategies to manage it.
  • Gambling

    Know when gambling or risk taking is impacting on your life and on those around you.
  • Self-harm and suicidal thoughts

    Recognise the triggers and reach out for help.
  • Understanding anger

    Anger is a normal emotion, neither good or bad, but when these feelings are expressed in a way that hurt yourself and those around you it's time to ask for help.
  • Recovering from trauma

    Learning how to navigate tragedy using the resources and support available to you.
  • Navigating change

    Facing your fears and embracing change.
  • Moral Challenges

    When our core values are challenged it is important to identify and understand our reactions, and how this impacts the way we think and feel.
  • Building resilience

    Learning how to bounce back from the challenges life throws at you.
  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    18-24 September 2023
  • Understanding Eating Disorders

    Our society or particular environments can place great value on our appearance. Messages from advertising or social media channels can place pressure on us to meet unrealistic ideals.