Links and Resources
If you would like any of the Docx. or PDF resources on the Coronavirus Resources for Parents and Children link above please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future
This video introduces ways for parents and carers to manage media coverage of traumatic events, and talk to their children about their worries and fears.
Child Mind Institute- articles for parents
More on their website: https://childmind.org/
Ministry of Education (NZ) resource on Coronavirus
Coronavirus Explained! (for kids)
YouTube clip of Nanogirl explaining Coronavirus for children
Health Navigator: General apps for mental health and wellbeing
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor
Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)
Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865
Healthline – 0800 611 116
Covid19 line – 0800 358 5453
Depression Helpline – 0800 111 757 or free text 4202 (to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask any questions)
www. depression.org.nz – includes The Journal online help service
SPARX.org.nz – online e-therapy tool provided by the University of Auckland that helps young people learn skills to deal with feeliAdd Newng down, depressed or anxiety.
Helplines for children and young people:
Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email email@example.com or online chat
thelowdown.co.nz – or email firstname.lastname@example.org or free text 5626
Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline) for young people up to 18 years of age.
Domestic Violence Helplines:
0800 733 843 Women’s Refuge crisis line — free from any phone, 24 hours a day, every day.
0508 744 633 Shine Helpline — free from any phone, 9am to 11pm every day.
0800 456 450 It’s Not OK info line — free from any phone, 9am to 11pm every day.