NEED TO TALK?
WHAT WE DO: We’re here. Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. Our service is completely free.
www.1737.org.nz, 0800 1737 (24/7) or text 1737 at anytime
WHAT WE DO: Samaritans offer confidential, support to anyone who may be feeling depressed, lonely, or even be contemplating suicide.
www.samaritans.org.nz, 0800 726 666 – free 24/7 helpline
WHAT WE DO: Lifeline Aotearoa offers confidential support from qualified counsellors and trained volunteers.
www.lifeline.org.nz, 0800 543 354 – free 24/7 helpline or free text HELP (4357)
SUICIDE CRISIS HELPLINE
WHAT WE DO: The helpline is operated by highly trained and experienced telephone counsellors who have undergone advanced suicide prevention training.
www.lifeline.org.nz/suicide-crisis-helpline, 0508 828 865 – free 24/7 helpline
WHAT WE DO: Staffed by trained counsellors who are there to talk and offer support.
www.depression.org.nz, 0800 111 757 – free 24/7 helpline or free text 4202
ANXIETY PHONE LINE
WHAT WE DO: Anxiety specific helpline that offers support and advice when you just need to talk to someone.
www.anxiety.org.nz, 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY) – free 24/7 helpline
WHAT WE DO: A free information service for older people such as making decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, home care, day care and rest.
www.seniorline.org.nz, 0800 725 463 – free helpline SKYLIGHT –
WHAT WE DO: Skylight supports children, young people, their families/whānau, and friends to navigate through times of trauma, loss, and grief.
www.skylight.org.nz, 0800 299 100 – free helpline, 9am – 5pm Mon to Fri
WHAT WE DO: Victim Support provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims of crime.
www.victimsupport.org.nz, 0800 842 846 – free 24/7 helpline