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Find support for you or someone else who may be experiencing mental health or addiction challenges.

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Free call or text any time for support from a trained counsellor


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Alcohol Drug Helpline

Speak to a trained counsellor 24/7. The Helpline provides friendly, non-judgmental professional help and advice if you are concerned about your own drinking or drug taking. They also assist whānau/family, friends and professionals in understanding and caring for someone impacted by alcohol or other drugs.

0800 787 797

Alcohol Drug Helpline website

Anxiety Helpline

Free and confidential 24/7 service offering encouragement, education, and advice for anyone experiencing anxiety or supporting someone else living with anxiety.

0800 269 4389

Anxiety Helpline website

Depression Helpline

Talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask a question. Plus get information on how to help someone.

0800 111 757

Depression Helpline

Gambling Helpline

A free support service for people worried about gambling or the gambling of others. Call for immediate support, referrals to other gambling support services, or for information about problem gambling.

0800 654 655

Gambling Helpline website


Free, confidential 24/7 helpline offering support a range of issues including psychological and emotional distress, financial and work issues, marriage and family problems, and for callers who are lonely, ill, depressed or experiencing violence or abuse.

0800 543 354

Lifeline website


Offers free and confidential advice and support to people experiencing online bullying, abuse or harassment, including a reporting service.

0508 638 723

Netsafe website


A free and confidential support line for all-ages connecting people to trained volunteers from the Rainbow community, with a focus on sexual orientation, gender identity and diverse sex characteristics.

0800 688 5463

OUTline website


Offers free and confidential advice and support to people experiencing online bullying, abuse or harassment, including a reporting service.

0800 778 778

Quitline website


24/7 confidential support for anyone experiencing loneliness, depression, despair, distress or suicidal feelings.

0800 726 666

Samaritans website


A national information service to help older people and their whānau navigate the health system. A telephone service is available for over 65s Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm.

0800 725 463

Seniorline website

Suicide Crisis Helpline

Run by Lifeline, this is a free 24/7 nationwide service operated by experienced counsellors. Call if you think you, or someone you know, may be thinking about suicide.

0508 828 865

Victim Support

A free, nationwide support service for people affected by crime, trauma, and suicide in New Zealand. Support Workers are available 24/7.

0800 842 846

Victim Support website


A free, confidential 24/7 service available for any young person in New Zealand, or anyone who is supporting a young person.

0800 376 633

Youthline website

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