Emergency & Resources

For appointments, please call 022 652 9710

If you are in crisis and need immediate help where you feel you or someone else is at risk or harm, please dial emergency phone 111 or you can present to your nearest emergency department (ED), or contact the Mental Health Crisis Line on 0800 800 717.

There are a number of great phone services available who provide phone and text support.

For adults:

Lifeline provide 24 hour online telephone counselling services with trained professionals. Contact Lifeline on 0800 543 354 or free text 4357 (HELP)

1737, Need to Talk? New Zealand’s new national and mental health and addictions helpline. Free call or text anytime on 1737, 24 hours a day

Children and Teenagers:

Youthline offer a confidential online and telephone counselling service for young people. Call 0800 376 633 or free text 234

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

The following link below lists further helplines and mental health services:

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