useful links

Lifeline: , 0800 543 354
Lifeline. Need Help Right Now? Lifeline New Zealand’s telephone counselling service provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week counselling and support.

The Lowdown: , free text 5626
Youth depression website. Get all the facts and treatment info. Talk to a trained counselor.

Youthline: , 0800 376 633, free text 234
Youthline works with young people, their families and those supporting young people. Established to ensure young people know where to get help and can access support when they need it.

Kidsline:, 0800 543 754  (4 – 9 weekdays)
Phone counselling for children 9 – 13.

Need to Talk:  Free call/text 1737 (24 hours).
You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. Our service is completely free.

Health Line: 0800 611 116
Free health advice when you need it 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Safe to Talk:, Free text: 4334, 0800 044 334 (24 hour) 24/7 sexual harm information and support helpline.

Are you OK?:, Free phone 0800 456 450
Reducing family violence through attitude and behaviours, helping support families through their journey.

ICON- In Case of Online Negativity:
A website with advice on how to tackle online harassment, abuse and or negativity.