After the disaster: coping with stress

Here are some websites that may help you cope with the stress of the recent earthquakes. If you need urgent assistance, contact HealthLine (24 hours) 0800 611 116 or the Earthquake Government Helpline 0800 779 997.

Wellbeing support services
Links from
Coping with stress factsheets
From the Ministry of Health.
After Disaster: Responding to the psychological consequences of disasters for children and young people
By Peter Stanley and Sarah Williams. This free download has been made available by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research. 1.4 MB PDF.
Wellbeing and supporting students
From the Ministry of Education.
Read health information form the Canterbury District Health Board
From the Canterbury Earthquake website.

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