Information, advice, research and resources to help prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm and inspire New Zealanders to make better decisions about drinking alcohol. Visit: http://www.alcohol.org.nz/
A website designed for Canterbury post-earthquake. However, it has lots of great advice to help us all lead happier, healthier lives.
Breastfeeding- and child-friendly places
BURP – a website which directs families to breastfeeding- and child-friendly places in Otago and Southland. Visit: http://www.burpapp.co.nz/
Breastfeeding information and support for Otago and Southland. Visit: http://www.breastfeedingsos.co.nz/
Depression and Anxiety
Depression and anxiety affects us all differently.
We all face challenges to our mental health. Depression and anxiety changes the way we think, feel and deal with tough times. Well done for taking the first step. You can follow other people’s journeys to wellness below or explore the site to find your own way to a better place.
A website to help people live well with diabetes. Click here.
Diabetes New Zealand is a charity that represents and supports people with diabetes. They’ve been around for over 50 years and have a National Office in Wellington, and branches across the country with staff and volunteers who help people live well with diabetes.
Get the Tools for Men’s Health
The Get The Tools website has the latest information on health, wellness, and support for Kiwi blokes. We have cutting edge tools to help Kiwi blokes, their mates, their communities, workplaces, their families and loved ones.
We want our men to stick around and celebrate more birthdays with their families.
Our thanks to the many blokes and blokesses who kindly give their energy and passion to this website and to the Get The Tools programme. Nga mihi nui.
Grief and Loss Centre
A Centre based in Invercargill who offers support for people living with loss and grief of any sort- including grief from bereavement, separation, illness, isolation and other life changes.
The Health Navigator website is a non-profit community initiative combining the efforts of a wide range if partner and support organisations overseen by the Health Navigator Charitable Trust.
The Health Navigator website provides one place for New Zealanders to find reliable and trustworthy health information and self-care resources. It focuses on promoting clear, consistent messages that enable users to get the information they need at the time they need it.
Visit the website here.
Health Promotion Agency
Inspiring New Zealanders to lead healthier lives: http://www.hpa.org.nz/
This website is about making it easier to give your family food that is good for them. The meal ideas are tasty, fast, easy and low-cost. There are also tips for helping your family food budget go further.
There is also a My Family Activities website: http://myfamily.kiwi/content/about+family+activities
Help for the Tough Times
Help for the Tough Times provides a quick guide to four New Zealand websites that were especially designed to support teens with issues like anxiety, stress, identity, relationships, and depression. The pocket guide was co-developed for teens by teens (by two Year 12 high school classes). Support material is also available for school staff so that they are aware of the websites.
For more information click here
No Safe Limit
No Safe Limit has compiled a series of resources to help parents understand the effects of alcohol on teens, as well as helpful strategies and advice to help keep their teens safe.
The No Safe Limit Campaign is a joint initiative brought to the community by Base (South Dunedin Social Sector Trials) and the Southern District Health Board.
Visit here: http://nosafelimit.co.nz/
Otago Mental Health Support Trust
The Otago Mental Health Support Trust provides peer support, advocacy & information for people affected by mental distress, whatever the cause.
They also house their small collection of books free for community use.