Photo: Players attend a Headfirst session at which they learned stategies to help with their mental wellbeing.
Looking after your mental health and wellbeing is crucial. At various times in life they will fluctuate, but it is important that you reach out for help when things get tough. Below are a list of places and people you can go to get help as well as some other useful resources.
Visit your team Doctor or local GP
See your team Personal Development Manager
Click here for the list of Personal Development Managers contact details
Use the INSTEP service that is free for contracted players
(see flyer below or phone 0800 376 633)
Text or call 1737 for counselling 24 hours a day
Call Youthline on 0800 376 633 for free support for under 25s
Crisis & Support lines: 0508 838 865 or 111 in emergencies
or visit www.headfirst.co.nz