Feeling worried about COVID-19?

It's OK to feel a bit worried or overwhelmed about COVID-19 and what it means for you. You can ask for help if you need it.

Many of us are finding things tricky at the moment. It is OK to ask for help. 

There are many places you can get help. Here's some especially for rangatahi.


Life can be pretty stressful sometimes and our thoughts can bring us down. Melon has techniques on how to accept yourself, build confidence and manage your emotions to help you get through. 

Melon | melonhealth.com (external link)

Voices of Hope

Voices of Hope has lots of techniques to help with your mental health.

Voices of Hope on Instagram (external link)

The Lowdown

Feeling stressed or anxious about COVID-19 is normal for a lot of us. The Lowdown has tips on how to handle stuff, like deep breathing, doing something active, and staying connected to your mates.

The Lowdown | lowdown.co.nz (external link)


Everyone has mental health. Learning how to look after your mental health creates ‘Mental Wealth’. Make yourself rich in mental wealth so you can spend it on taking care of yourself and others.

MentalWealth | mentalwealth.nz (external link)


Youthline provides a free Helpline service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to young people, whatever is going on for you. Contact by text, phone, webchat and email. 

Youthline | youthline.co.nz (external link)

Other places to get help

We've got a bigger list on this website.

Looking after your mental health (external link)

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