Student Wellbeing

At Howick Intermediate we care about your health and wellbeing. We want you to be the best person you can be. We face many challenges in life and we want you to be resilient members of society. The links below can help us be the best we can be and give us strategies that we all need to become the best version of ourselves.

It's okay to reach out for help - never hesitate if you are concerned about yourself or someone else.


Youthline is a support service for any questions you may have. If you don’t want to call they also have a many different advice pages on body, social, mind and beyond school issues.

Aunty Dee

Aunty Dee is a free online tool for anyone who needs some help working through a problem or problems. It doesn’t matter what the problem is, you can use Aunty Dee to help you work it through.

The low down

The low down is a free help line that gives you straight up answers for those up and down moments in life.

What’s Up

A safe place for you to talk about anything at all. If you don’t feel like talking their website also gives some amazing tips.


A free calling support service for when you need to talk about your feelings and life in general. 

Rainbow Youth 

Call (09) 376 4155 (11 am-5 pm weekdays) or webchat (3-5 weekdays) for peer support for youth in the rainbow community, their friends, and whānau.

Self-help tools and information:

Melon Health

Has a kete of resources to support teenagers’ emotional wellbeing. There are videos, downloadable worksheets, and a ‘First steps to managing anxiety’ mini-course.

Mental Wealth 

Has resources where you can learn more about mental health.


An online self-help tool that teaches young people the key skills needed to help combat depression and anxiety in an interactive game-world.