View our suite of resources for teenagers and young adults.


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Getting heard

Getting Heard

Talking to your parents or the other people you live with about the hard things - sex, drugs, trouble with police, bad reports & exam results, bullying, feeling bad about yourself, violence - can be really difficult. This pamphlet gives you some ideas and places to start with having these conversations.


Having Suicidal Thoughts

Having Suicidal Thoughts is for people who are managing their own suicidal thoughts or feelings. It offers information about what support is available, advice from people who have lived through their own suicidal thoughts, and suggestions about recovery.  

The resource includes a template to develop a personal safety plan.

If you would prefer to read this resource as a webpage, please click here.


Personal Safety Plan

This personal safety plan allows you to keep a record of the things you can do and the people you can contact to keep yourself safe if you are feeling really bad. One copy of this personal safety plan is included with every Having Suicidal Thoughts booklet.

If you would prefer to read this resource as a webpage, please click here.

The print friendly version of this resource is also interactive. You can download the pdf, fill it in, and save it digitally or print it off. 

Print instructions:
Download the print friendly pdf and select booklet printing.


Tihei Mauri Ora

Information for whānau and friends to support someone who is in crisis or distress. This resource gives information and suggestions about how to support people who might be distressed or in suicidal crisis, and those who are recovering from feeling suicidal.

If you would prefer to read this resource as a webpage, please click here.

Print instructions:
Download the pdf and select booklet printing.


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Young People

Young People

Remove the barriers for our young people from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

The study sought to explore young people’s (aged 18 to 24 years) experiences of the nature and impacts of discrimination associated with mental health issues, and to identify strategies to reduce discrimination from a young person’s perspective.