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Te Hikuwai resources for wellbeing: Depression/Hākerekere

This resource is for people wanting to understand depression/hākerekere and actions to help improve their wellbeing. It includes links to other information and resources available.

One in four people will experience depression in their life. The causes are complex and unique for different people. Childhood experiences, biological make up, and reactions to life events can all contribute.

There are many things people can do to look after themselves. This includes lifestyle changes, physical activity, meditation, eating healthy kai, and taking time to do the things they enjoy. It is also okay to ask for help.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is NOT a substitute for proper diagnosis, treatment or the provision of advice by an appropriate health professional.
If you are seeking diagnosis or treatment, you should consult a GP or mental health professional.

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