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Balance Aotearoa

Mental Health & Addictions Service


The mission of BALANCE is to provide support, education and advocacy to anyone affected by bipolar disorder or depression in New Zealand. BALANCE does this by encouraging and fostering links between support groups; by promoting training with an emphasis on recovery principles; and by supporting further research on bipolar disorder and depression in New Zealand.


Online Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support


All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral


Online support groups offering peer support for all those who have lived experience of bipolar disorder, depression and other forms of mental distress.

Support is also offered for family/whanau of those with bipolar disorder or depression.

Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 102
Whanganui 4541

This page was last updated at 4:43PM on December 9, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Balance Aotearoa.