Feeling all sorts of emotions is normal

Published 27 Mar 2023

Going through a natural disaster can be stressful and scary, and you may be feeling all sorts of emotions.

Feeling overwhelmed is perfectly normal.  If you can, take things day by day or hour by hour.  Remember to take care of your physical and mental health. Please ask for support by calling any of the numbers below.

Free support is at hand

If you or someone you know needs further tautoko/support, it’s okay to ask for help.

No one should go through a tough time alone.
Need to talk? - Call or Text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.
Rural Support Trust 0800 787 254
For more tips and support, go to allsorts.org.nz.