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Managing mixed emotions through the levels

Going down the alert levels can bring up mixed emotions. You might be excited to get back to your routines and see whānau or loved ones, but also have manawa pā/anxious feelings around going back to a loud, busy world of mahi/work and social expectations. It’s perfectly understandable to have these mixed feelings and to feel tāmomi/overwhelmed by them. Even changes for the better can be disruptive to our oranga/wellbeing and can feel whakamataku/scary at times.


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Helping whānau and friends through the tough times

If someone in your whānau is experiencing manawa pā, there are ways to help them through right now.


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Are you worried someone is thinking of suicide?

People who feel suicidal often feel they are alone and their family, whānau and friends would be better off without them. Support from people who care about them, and connection with their own sense of culture, identity and purpose, can help them to find a way through.


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How do I look after my own hauora and wellbeing?

How do I look after my own hauora and wellbeing


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Te Whare Tapa Whā

Te Whare Tapa Whā is a Māori model of health and wellbeing. It is a metaphor-based on four pillars of a whare/house. The essence of these concepts is to keep each other well including those from afar too. Checking in on the four pillars helps us balance our wellbeing and support others to balance theirs.


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Building emotional intelligence through RULER

RULER is an evidence-based approach for integrating social and emotional learning into schools, developed at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.


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AOD Withdrawal Symptoms 2 (poster)

Alcohol and drug withdrawal symptoms information in Asian language (poster)


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4-7-8 Breathing Practice (poster)

Are you feeling anxious/worry or having a problem sleeping at night? Try this breathing exercise, and it will help you to relax your body and calm your mind.


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5 ways of cultivate an attitude of gratitude (video)

Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with GREATER HAPPINESS.


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4-7-8 Breathing Practice (video)

Are you feeling anxious/worry or having a problem sleeping at night? Try this breathing exercise, and it will help you to relax your body and calm your mind.


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