Looking after your Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

The Guidance Department are aware that the current situation with Covid-19 is putting extra strain on families and people’s anxiety and worries are elevated.  This is unsettling and at this uncertain time it is important to remember to support and look out for one another.

The Mental Health Foundation has developed a new online resource to help people combat anxiety over the coronavirus outbreak. The new resource on their website is called Looking after mental health and wellbeing during Covid-19:

Please visit: https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/covid-19/

Here at Pukekohe High School, our Guidance Team remain dedicated to supporting students during this period and will provide further information on accessing counselling support if there are school closures.

If you are worried about you or someone else’s mental health and need to talk to someone:

  • 1737 – Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.
  • Lifeline – 0800 543 354 or free text 4357 (HELP)
  • Youthline – 0800 376 633 or free text 234
  • Samaritans – 0800 726 666

However, if you or someone else is in danger or endangering others, call police immediately on 111.