Big White Wall

A clinically supported, professionally facilitated, self-managed, peer support community of people who are experiencing common mental health problems who are supported to self-manage their own mental health. Members are able to engage anonymously one on one, in groups or the wider membership, express themselves creatively, gain knowledge and self-awareness through available information resources.

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Empathy Support Group, Hibiscus Coast/Orewa

For people who have lost loved ones to suicide in the Rodney or North Shore area.
Please get in touch with us via our Facebook page, or contact Brigitte Windor.

Phone: Brigitte Windsor: 021 102 8701
Email: brigitte.windsor (at) yahoo.co.nz

Men's Change and Support Group

A general support group for men going through change, difficult times, including depression - run through Manalive Auckland. Visit their website for more details.

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Solace Support Auckland

A peer support group for people bereaved by suicide. All welcome. Solace meets regularly, on the second Saturday of every month from 9.30am to 12 midday. Solace also holds an annual candle lighting ceremony in November.

Phone: Mark Wilson: 021 998 949 or Robyn Duffy 09 425 6750

Upcoming Waves Groups in the Auckland area:

WAVES - Bereaved by suicide in Auckland

This practical, supportive educational group for 6-8 people is facilitated by professional counsellors and educators and runs over 8 weeks. Attendees are able to share thoughts and feelings about what's happened, discuss the nature of suicide and gain information and ideas about how to care for themselves and others, including children, after a suicide. The group is open to people 17 yrs + bereaved by suicide. Registration and attendance at a pre-group meeting is essential before attending this group.

Cost: Koha/Donation

AUCKLAND WAVES GROUP
Next group TBC. To register interest in attending or for more information, contact:

Lila Vaganar
Phone: 09 390 1453
Email: sarsfield@delamoresupport.co.nz

Lynda Delamore
Phone: 09 390 1453
Email: sarsfield@delamoresupport.co.nz

AUCKLAND NORTH SHORE WAVES GROUP
Next group TBC. To register interest in attending or for more information, contact:

John Snape
Phone: 09 4770 653
Email: john.snape@equip.net.nz

Amanda Christian
Phone: 027 2843 012
Email: amandachristianz@gmail.com

AUCKLAND SOUTH WAVES GROUP
Next Group TBC. To register interest in attending or for more information, contact:

Linda Bowden
Email: Linda.Bowden@middlemore.co.nz