The Ministry of Health today announced more choice of mental health and wellbeing support for young people. This included funding into providing a variety of tools and resources to help young people manage anxiety due to the uncertainty caused by Covid-19.

Read the Ministry’s media release:

A Better Start’s Resilient Teen’s Theme recently released the Aroha chatbot, which is designed to help young people to cope with stress.  Aroha was mentioned in the Ministry’s media release.

Watch the Ministry’s Deputy-Director General Mental Health and Addiction, Robyn Shearer, being interviewed on TVNZ’s Breakfast about the new funding to help young people.

Media release courtesy of the Ministry of Health.