#Friends

Friendships can have a big impact on your mental health and well-being, but they're not always easy to create or maintain. Find support, connect and learn on the Lowdown.


Figure sitting in darkness made up of words. Hand touching up back and lighting up showing support.
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Supporting A Suicidal Friend#Friends6mins
Three guys are huddling in front of a triangle with golden Pacific patterns. In the middle of the triangle are two hands shaking. 
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Friendships#Friends8mins
A boy is split in half; one half is at school with a heavy backpack full of books, and the other half is at the rugby field with a heavy bag full of rugby gear. 
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Starting School#Friends4mins
One boy is pulling another by the collar of his shirt aggressively. A girl is standing in front of them holding her phone, looking at a laughing emoji with a blank stare on her face.
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Bullying#Friends7mins
Two friends are hugging in the palms of hands. Over them is a yellow Pacific-patterned umbrella, which is sheltering them from rain with negative words inside.
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Supporting a Friend#Friends6mins

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