Free tools, resources and apps

Free apps, toolkits and other digital resources are available to help you look after your mental wellbeing.

Looking for the NZ COVID Tracer app?

The Ministry of Health has created a tracing app — NZ COVID Tracer.

This app works by scanning a QR code on a poster at participating businesses. The app then keeps track of where you have scanned so that you know where you have been. 

Getting Through Together

You can find tips and advice on how to cope with stress in times of difficulty in the Getting Through Together toolkit, developed by All Right? in partnership with the Canterbury DHB and the Mental Health Foundation.

This set of online resources has practical tips to help you look after yourself and your whānau. It also includes Sparklers at Home, a resource for parents to talk with their primary-school-aged children about their mental health and wellbeing.

Getting Through Together (external link)

Sparklers at Home (external link)

Mentemia

The Mentemia app provides practical tips and techniques to help you take control of your mental wellbeing. It was created by All Blacks legend and mental health advocate Sir John Kirwan, tech entrepreneur Adam Clark and an expert team of medical advisors.

Mentemia (external link)

Melon

The Melon app provides a health journal, resources and self-awareness tools to help you manage your emotional wellbeing. Melon also provides an online community for New Zealanders to support each other and daily webinars for health and wellbeing.

Melon (external link)

Just a Thought

Just a Thought’s online courses teach you practical strategies to cope with stress.

Just a Thought (external link)

Depression.org.nz

When we are anxious or depressed it can change the way we think, feel and act. Dealing with the tough times can be hard but you’re not alone.

Find information and advice on how to look after yourself and your whanau on the depression.org.nz website.

The website includes advice, information and support for:

Depression.org.nz (external link)

Whakatau Mai: The Wellbeing Sessions

These free, virtual community events are aimed at supporting wellbeing in real-time — to help you connect you with others, learn and practise new skills, and start looking at things differently.

Whakatau Mai: The Wellbeing Sessions (external link)

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