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There are all sorts of things you can do to make a difference. This can make it harder for them to get through it. To make it go better, for both of you, here are a few tips:. If you think someone is having thoughts about hurting or killing themselves urgent help is needed. Emergency teams called CATT or PES provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week assessment and short-term treatment services for people experiencing a serious mental health crisis. This could include safety issues. Contact your local Mental Health Services immediately.
Keeping secrets when it comes to suicide and self-harm can be unhelpful for both you and the person. Talk with someone else or call a helpline to discuss your concerns. If you think you need specialist advice on how to help, call the Depression Helpline or contact your local Mental Health Services. People with depression and anxiety are more likely to get through with help and support tautoko than on their own. Being depressed and anxious can be a really lonely experience. Sometimes the most important thing is having supportive people around or checking in. Everything feels just too hard.
So encouraging them to do something with you is a great support. It could be something small like watching funny video clips, listening to music, going for a walk or window-shopping. Think about something you both like to do. Carers New Zealand - Information and support for people in caregiver roles. Mental Health Foundation - Information about mental health covering a range of topics. Small Steps - A range of simple tools you can use to manage your stress, anxiety and low mood. Talking to others who are in a similar situation may be helpful.
You need to care for your own wellbeing as well as the person you are caring for, and feel OK about this. Make time and space to look after yourself. Make sure you find opportunities to relax, have fun and take a break when you need it. Think about contacting a support network. Exercise and sleep are also critical. Ask yourself:. Talk to a trained counsellor at the Depression Helpline about how you are feeling or to ask a question. Your will be replied to during office hours.
We will get back to you as soon as we can, but if you need urgent help please contact the Depression Helpline on You can them using this form. We will get back to you as soon as we can, but if you need urgent help please call us free on If you are in an emergency situation please call now. Find up to date COVID information here and our favourite mental wellbeing tips for you and your bubble here. Help someone Want to help, but not sure what to do? Close X. Say things like "Thank you for telling me this", "There is a way through this", "I am here for you".
How you can help It might seem small, but just doing things together, being there and staying connected can be a big help. Other sites that can help www. Looking after yourself If you are the main support person for someone going through depression or anxiety it can be rewarding, but it is challenging too.
Ask yourself: Do I have someone I trust to talk to? Do I get enough breaks? Have I got regular times for relaxation? Am I getting regular exercise? Am I eating nutritious meals kai? Do I get enough sleep? What next? Other people's stories. I got into Waka Ama Watch my story. I plan my day Watch my story. I look for positive things Watch my story. Need to talk? E-mail TXT Worried about how you feel? Wondering where to turn for help?
Doing a self test can help you decide. Take a test. Inner s. Outer s. Depression - What you need to know. Self tests. Your past. Major changes. Ongoing challenges.
Get better. Stay well. Who else can help. Your identity. Help someone. As a friend. At work. As a team-mate. In your faith. Quarantine Tips. Money worries. This support is only available for people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Your message required. Your name required. Your required. Your phone. Thanks for getting in touch We will get back to you as soon as we can, but if you need urgent help please contact the Depression Helpline on Close X Need someone to talk to?
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