Mental Health & Addictions Service
Computer Program for Young People with Mild to Moderate Depression
- Programme Areas
Self help/ helpline, Mental health
- Programme Type
Helpline / self-help - mental health
All of New Zealand
- Age Groups
- Referral Types
You do not need a referral - just go to www.sparx.org.nz and sign up.
- No-one else needs to know
- Your info is private
- You can use SPARX as well as seeing a health provider or getting other kinds of help
- SPARX will suggest other ways to get help if you need it.
Young people who used SPARX have felt less depressed, less anxious and said that SPARX has helped them to get on with others, feel positive and find the words to talk to adults about what is going on.
Trying out the first level will take about 20 minutes and will give you a good idea whether it is for you.
If you want to know more about evidence for SPARX, info for families or young people, check out the SPARX website for info and videos.
No fees apply.