Being an owner of the digital marketing agency, I certainly believe that the evolution of technology has given us several good things but there are some downsides as well.

I M Enough is created to help you with coping strategies. A call out from one friend to another – Lets like Jane because we want to get her to 2000 followers. But on the other side, we have teenagers coming from young adults. Many adults reflect on this period of our life where we are potentially filled with so many levels of I’m not enough.

I firmly believe that the current generation of youngsters is going through the period of change in their life with a spotlight of digital flooding down on them. They are the first generation to do so. Now we return to Jane – when she releases content to this page with her co-opted 2000 followers, she becomes stressed. She is concerned about how many people will actually connect with her content. And yes, she is judging herself by this process. Yet, in reality – she really does not know most of the people on her page. So is this a reality of self-assessment.

How is this impacting on our health? Our doctors are saying they have never seen the levels of anxiety and depression amongst our youth.

#imenough

Emergency and help lines

Anxiety
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Description

Anxiety phone line – 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY)

Mental Health Crisis Helpline
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Mental Health Crisis Helpline - 0800 800 717

Depression
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Depression and anxiety affects us all differently.
Free 24/7 Helpline: 0800 111 757 Text 4202

Website Address
Lifeline
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Lifeline – 0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland

Youthline
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Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email [email protected] or online chat

Samaritans
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Whatever you're going through, call us any time on 0800 726 666.

Website Address
Suicide Crisis Helpline
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Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
What's Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5–18 year olds).
Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday, midday–11pm and weekends, 3pm–11pm. Online chat is available 7pm–10pm daily.

Kidsline
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Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline) for young people up to 18 years of age. Open 24/7.

Sexuality or gender identity helpline
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thelowdown.co.nz – Phone: 0800 111 757 or email [email protected] or free text 5626

Website Address
Supporting Families in Mental Illness
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Supporting Families in Mental Illness - 0800 732 825.

Mental health services – Ministry of Health
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We all face challenges to our mental health at various times in our lives. The way we’re feeling can change how we think and how we deal with tough times.

There’s a range of resources and services available to help including phone and online services and information, as well as face-to-face support.

Most services are free and provide information and confidential advice from trained professionals. There's also information for family, whānau, or friends if they need advice and support.

If you’re told that there is a waiting time for a service, please still reach out and make contact. Other supports can be put in place – ask what you can try in the meantime.

 

Helplines for children and young people

Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time to talk to a trained counsellor.

To talk to a trained counsellor 24/7 call the Depression helpline – 0800 111 757.

To get help from a registered nurse 24/7 call Healthline – 0800 611 116.

Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email [email protected] or online chat.

What's Up  – 0800 942 8787, (for 5–18-year-olds). Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday, 1 pm–10 pm and on weekends, 3 pm–10 pm. Online chat is available from 7 pm–10 pm daily.

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