The documents in this section have been gathered or developed to support best practice in the School Based Health Service. They provide a range of information which can be built on over future months, and in no way reflect a comprehensive list of documents or requirements.

Accident & Injury

NZ Brain Injury Association HERE


Children's Commissioner HERE
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) HERE
Health & Disability Commissioner HERE
Human Rights Commission HERE
Privacy Commission HERE

Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD)

Alcohol Advisory Council of NZ (ALAC) HERE
Drug Education New Zealand (DENZ formally known as FADE) HERE
National Addiction Centre HERE
Needle Exchange Programme HERE
Substances and Choices Scale (SACS) HERE

Counseling& Advise Lines

Alcohol & Drug Helpline 0800 787 797 HERE
Barnardos Parent Line 0800 472 7368 HERE
Lifeline 0800 543 354 HERE
Netsafe 0508 638 723 HERE
Problem Gambling Helpline 0800 664 262 HERE
SHAKTI (Women, Migrant & Refugee) 0800 742 584 HERE
What's Up 0800 942 8787 HERE
Youthline 0800 376 633 HERE

Evidence Based Practice

BPAC New Zealand Best Practice Journals HERE
Paediatric Society of New Zealand and the Starship Foundation HERE

First Aid & Medical Supplies

Industrial First Aid Supplies Ltd HERE


Problem Gambling Information HERE


Child Youth & Family HERE
Ministry of Education HERE
Ministry of Health HERE
Ministry of Youth Development HERE
Work and Income New Zealand (WINZ) HERE


New Zealand Guidelines Group (information site only - not being updated from March 2012) HERE

International School Nursing

National Association of School Nursing (US) HERE


Consumer Magazine - Young People and The Law HERE
Legislation HERE
Youth Law HERE

Mental Health

Depression New Zealand HERE
Like Minds, Like Mine HERE
Mental Health Foundation HERE
Out of the Blue HERE
Primary Mental Health services HERE
The Black Dog Institute HERE
The Low Down HERE
The Werry Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health HERE
Skylight HERE
Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand (SPINZ) HERE


NZ Heart Foundation HERE

Publications & Resources

Health Ed HERE
Calendar of Events and Promotions keeping our community healthy HERE


Nursing Council of New Zealand HERE
New Zealand College of Primary Health Care Nurses HERE
College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ) Inc HERE
Society for Youth Health Professionals Aotearoa New Zealand (SYHPANZ) HERE
Ara Taiohi HERE

Public Health

Auckland Regional Public Health HERE


Youth2000 - New Zealand Youth: A profile of their health and wellbeing HERE

Sexual Health

Auckland Sexual Health Services HERE
Body Safe HERE
Curious HERE
Family Planning HERE
Get It On HERE
Hepatitis C Support Network HERE
New Zealand AIDS Foundation HERE
Rainbow Youth HERE

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand (SPINZ) HERE


Youthline HERE

Reviewed March 2012
Updated April 2017

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