If you are in crisis

We unfortunately do not offer emergency or crisis services.

If you or someone you care about is experiencing a crisis or needs to speak to a counsellor immediately, please contact your GP or you can ring one of the following telephone counselling helplines:

Lifeline 0800 543 354 or (09) 522 2999
Youthline 0800 376 633

It is also often helpful to speak to someone you trust such as a family member, GP, friend, neighbour, colleague, kaumatua, kuia or church elder.

Other helpline numbers:

  • National Depression Helpline, freephone 0800 111 757

  • The Lowdown website, text 5626

  • Gambling Problem Helpline 0800 654 655

  • Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 229 6757

  • Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 787 797

  • Samaritans 0800 726 666 (free call number for lower North Island)

  • OUTLine (Formerly Gay/Lesbian Line) 0800 688 5463

  • Chinese Lifeline 0800 888 880

We unfortunately do not offer emergency or crisis services.

If you or someone you care about is experiencing a crisis or needs to speak to a counsellor immediately, please contact your GP or you can ring one of the following telephone counselling helplines:

Lifeline 0800 543 354 or (09) 522 2999
Youthline 0800 376 633

It is also often helpful to speak to someone you trust such as a family member, GP, friend, neighbour, colleague, kaumatua, kuia or church elder.

Other helpline numbers:

  • National Depression Helpline, freephone 0800 111 757

  • The Lowdown website, text 5626

  • Gambling Problem Helpline 0800 654 655

  • Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 229 6757

  • Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 787 797

  • Samaritans 0800 726 666 (free call number for lower North Island)

  • OUTLine (Formerly Gay/Lesbian Line) 0800 688 5463

  • Chinese Lifeline 0800 888 880

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