Below you will find links to a variety of resources on a variety of topics.
Why things hurt.
One thing you need to know about pain - Lorimer Moseley
One thing you need to know about pain - Joletta Belton
Pain management and mindful meditation.
Pain and the brain
Understanding Pain in less than 5 mins
Mental Health Improvement
https://www.smallsteps.org.nz/ – Whether you’re looking to maintain wellbeing, find relief or get help, Small Steps can support you and your whānau with practical tools, strategies and advice.
https://piki.org.nz/ – Piki’s vision is to enhance Rangatahi’s quality of life by equipping them with tools to overcome adversity and strengthen their wellbeing.
https://thelowdown.co.nz/ – The Lowdown is a website to help young New Zealanders recognise and understand depression or anxiety.
https://www.sparx.org.nz/ – SPARX is an interactive self-help online tool that teaches young people skills to help combat depression and anxiety.
https://www.calm.auckland.ac.nz/20.html – CALM is computer-assisted learning for the mind. It includes audio modules, eg, meditation, mindfulness, dealing with anger and preparing for exams.
https://www.mentalwealth.nz/ – An online mental health literacy education programme for young people.