Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Healthline – 0800 611 116

Samaritans – 0800 726 666

OUTLine NZ – 0800 688 5463 (0800 OUTLINE) provides confidential telephone support for sexuality and gender identity issues.

0800 ANXIETY (0800 269 4389). – Women’s Refuge Crisis Line 0800 733 843

Youthline: Text: 234 Ph: 0800 376 633

Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 KIDSLINE) for young people up to 18 years of age. Open 24/7.

Rape Crisis 0800 883 300

Gambling Helpline – 0800 654 655

Parent Help – 0800 568 856

Websites

Beyond Blue
Support and resources for depression and anxiety

Black Dog Institute
Self-help resources, research, tools and apps for depression and mental health issues

Depression.org.nz
Resources and helpline, also access to “The Journal” online self-help programme

The Lowdown
Peer support, helpline and resources for children and young people.

Mental Health Foundation
Resources and information on mental health issues including suicide prevention

Skylight
Access to a library of resources on a huge range of issues for children, young people, adults and families.

Women’s Refuge
For women and children experiencing abuse

Apps

  • Calm – Meditations, masterclasses and relaxations
  • Headspace – Accessible mindfulness meditation
  • Pacifica – psychologist designed tools based on CBT, resources and peer support for anxiety and depression
  • What’s Up – peer support forum, self-help tools and resources