Learn more about mental health conditions

Are you supporting a whānau member who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition? If so, you can learn about different mental health conditions here.

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We all experience feelings of anxiety but sometimes they can develop into an anxiety disorder. There are 5 main types of anxiety disorder and they can be treated with therapies and medication.

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mental health condition depression


Someone who is depressed can find thinking difficult and that their mind seems unable to rest and recover. This condition can leave those it affects, including family, feeling very isolated and unsupported. However, depression can be treated.

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mental health condition emotion dysregulation

Emotion Dysregulation

People with Emotion Dysregulation have difficulty managing their emotions and so can find it difficult to concentrate, solve problems or have stable relationships. This mental health condition is an essential part of a diagnosis called Borderline Personality Disorder.

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mental health conditions psychosis


Psychosis is a state of mind in which a person loses touch with reality and can be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. There are many psychosis symptoms and they can be treated with therapies and medication.

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Schizophrenia affects how the brain works and can make it difficult to think clearly, make decisions or plans. However, with the right treatment and support, people with schizophrenia can lead fulfilling lives and achieve their goals.

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Your Wellbeing

Our advice and information hub contains family wellbeing resources and includes guides about self-care, mindfulness and thriving in later life. It also contains information about how to help children understand mental health conditions.

How Yellow Brick Road can help you

  Our services are diverse and suitable for all whānau members, including tamariki, rangatahi, adults and older people. We can tailor our support to your needs and can also include aspects of your culture that are important to you.

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