The international distress signal
Our simple message is that if you are struggling its ok to send out a distress signal. Or simply put:
It's ok to ask for help
While I know this is an over simplification of very complex issue, its about starting conversations. The reality is that if you are struggling it is a massive thing to reach out. The challenge is that if someone asks for help it is important that we look to be there. It might be as simple as listening, giving a hug or helping someone to find the resources they need.
If you are struggling there are some resources below
Chris - Part of the Trinc story
Chris was a very close friend who lost his battle with depression. Part of the Trinc story and in honor of Chris, a percentage of all sales will go to mental health causes.
Our SOS range is our way of getting the message out there and is hopefully a way to create positive change.
If you need help
IN A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION CALL 111
All underlined headings are links to the appropriate support page
Confidential help from health professionals and trained volunteers
Suicide crisis Helpline 0508-828865 or text 4357
Support resources and contact details arcoss New Zealand
Straight up answers for When life sucks
Anxiety help line 24/7 0800 269 4389
Support for youth and and young adults.
Support for rural New Zealanders.
Support for anxiety and depression
Help with mastering mental health
An American rehab clinic that has some great resources on depression and also addiction as often they are linked. I know that endurance sport is full of so many positives, however it can be come an addiction or an unhealthy escape from other parts of life.