South Canterbury

Campaign Info

What about you? is a campaign to promote low risk drinking, low drug use and mental wellbeing in South Canterbury.

The campaign initially was developed following research into alcohol-related issues and priority areas in the region. The campaign has broadened over time to include activities related to drug use and mental wellbeing.

What about you? Campaign network

A number of organisations and agencies are involved in the campaign including:

Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora: coming together to support healthcare across the motu.

Boost your wellbeing

Free mental wellbeing support is available to help you get back on track.

Family Works

Supporting families to be safe, strong and connected. Counselling, social work and programmes.

Arowhenua Whanau Services

A maori Health Provider offering a Marae based health clinic, youth & adult mental health services and tamariki ora for the Aoraki rohe.


Community-focused nonprofit established in 1844 with recreational programs & services for all ages.

A free service for anyone 25 and under who needs the support of a counsellor. Counsellors available for face to face or digital therapy all over NZ.

Multicultural Aoraki

Multicultural Aoraki provides guidance, advice and support, helps connect people to services and can advocate for people with those agencies if needed.

Get involved

The campaign has been designed so it can be used by other groups and organisations that are keen to be involved in developing a region that has a low risk drinking, low drug use and positive wellbeing culture.

South Canterbury