Due to counselling service onsite only being a day and a half a week and demand high, here are some other options to access.
- Primary Health Organisations – check with your GP whether you are eligible for counselling through the PHO. Usually you can access free counselling for up to 6 sessions.
- MPS – Medical Protection Society – if you are a member (free membership for medical students) you can access free counselling with a psychologist. Other health professionals are eligible if they are members – medicalprotection.org/newzealand/help-advice/counselling-service
- International Students - private counselling can be accessed via your health insurance. Contact Joanna MacDonald for details - email firstname.lastname@example.org. See also: otago.ac.nz/international/support-services
Also check the tools and strategies page.