If you’re feeling stressed, anxious, a little out of your depth, or you’re struggling with drug or alcohol use, there are some great services you can contact.
Need help now?
If you or someone you know needs help now, contact Te Haika on 0800 745 477 or check here.
Talk to your doctor
Your family doctor or practice nurse are a good place to go for concerns or questions about your health and wellbeing. They can refer you on to counselling or other services if required.
1737 – free call or text anytime
If you’re feeling down, a bit overwhelmed or you just need someone to talk to, you can free call or text 1737 at any time.
Calls are answered by trained counsellors who can provide advice and referrals to other services if needed. For more details go to www.1737.org.nz.
Piki supports and empowers young adults (aged 18-25 years) towards better health and wellbeing. You can self-refer for this free service via the Piki website.
- access to counselling at a convenient time and place
- an emotional wellness app that helps you to access support and track your progress
- links to 24/7 support through phone and web services
- trained peer support coaches.
Other support services
|Depression helpline:||0800 111 757|
|Lifeline:||0800 543 354|
|Youthline:||0800 376 633|
|East Coast Rural Support Trust:||0800 787 254|
Details about other support services are available here.