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Helpline

 

WHERE TO GET HELP - EMERGENCY CALL 111

 
Lifeline (open 24/7)
Ph: 0800 543 354 
Text ‘Help’ to 4357 
 
Depression Helpline (open 24/7)
Ph: 0800 111 757 
Text 4202 
 
Healthline (open 24/7) 
Ph: 0800 611 116
 
Samaritans (open 24/7) 
Ph: 0800 726 666
 
Suicide Crisis Helpline (open 24/7) 
Ph: 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
This is a service for people who may be thinking about suicide, or those who are concerned about family or friends.
 
Youthline (open 24/7) 
Ph: 0800 376 633
Text 234 for free between 8am and midnight
 
Outline 
Ph: 0800 688 5463 between 10am and 9pm weekdays, 6pm – 9pm weekends
 
1737
This is a phone or text service staffed by trained professionals, and designed to link to the service(s) that will help the user the best. 
CALL FREE OR TEXT ANYTIME
 
0800 WHATSUP Children's Helpline 
Ph: 0800 9428 787 between 1pm and 10pm on weekdays and from 3pm to 10pm on weekends
Online chat is available from 7pm to 10pm every day at www.whatsup.co.nz
 
Kidsline (open 24/7) 
Ph: 0800 543 754
This service is for children aged 5 to 18. Those who ring between 4pm and 9pm on weekdays will speak to a Kidsline buddy. These are specially trained teenage telephone counsellors.
 
RainbowYOUTH 
Ph: (09) 376 4155 
 
Alcohol Drug Helpline (open 24/7) 
Ph: 0800 787 797
Text 8691 for free
For further information, contact the Mental Health Foundation's free Resource and Information Service on (09) 623 4812
 
Are You OK
Help if you are experiencing or witnessing family violence
Ph: 0800 456 450
 
Rural Support Trust
Ph: 0800 787 254 (0800 RURAL HELP)
 
 

SEXUAL VIOLENCE - EMERGENCY CALL 111

 
Rape Crisis (24hr service)
Ph: 0800 88 33 00 Information on local helplines http://www.rapecrisisdunedin.org.nz/rape_crisis_nz.htm
 
Victim Support (24hr service)
Ph: 0800 842 846 
 
The Harbour
Online support and information for people affected by sexual abuse
 
Women’s Refuge (Females only)
Crisis Line: 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE)
 
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust (Males only)
Helplines across NZ
 
Safe to Talk
The helpline can be accessed free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 
Ph: 0800 044 334
Text 4334
Website/online chat: www.safetotalk.nz