Mental Health

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

SAMARITANS

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

LIFELINE AOTEAROA

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

DEPRESSION.ORG.NZ

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

SENIORLINE

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 –

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

VICTIM SUPPORT

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