Below is a list of some of the services available in New Zealand that offer support, information and help. All services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, unless otherwise specified.
Registered nurses who provide health triage and advice.
Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment
For urgent mental health support/advice. This is available for individuals of all ages and situations.
Need to talk?
1737 is a free service for New Zealanders feeling down, anxious, a bit overwhelmed or just need to chat to someone. You can call or text us for free 24/7.
Free, confidential support, 24/7. Whenever you need to talk, we’re here to listen.
Suicide Crisis Helpline
If you think you, or someone you know, may be thinking about suicide.
Counselling service for all kids up to 18 years of age.
Samaritans provides emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide.
The Gambling Helpline
Support for those worried about gambling or the gambling of others.