Support services and information for people affected by bipolar disorder and their family/whānau.
Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day to talk or text with a trained counsellor.
Phone (06) 345 4488. Online support groups for people with experience of bipolar disorder, depression and other forms of mental distress.
GROW Mental Health
Phone or text 021 049 1360. A free service providing community support groups for mental illness and personal development, face-to-face or online. Illnesses include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, suicidal thoughts, PTSD, addictive behaviours and psychosis.
MHAPS (Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support)
Phone (03) 366 5815 for one-to-one and group peer support to understand and manage bipolar disorder. Also offered are wellness recovery action planning courses, breathing & relaxation and mindfulness classes and a library of books relevant to bipolar.
A support organisation for the family and whānau of people with a major mental illness such as bipolar disorder.