Need help now?

If you need to talk to someone when you’re not feeling well, always remember to reach out to a trusted friend, family or whanau member - sharing our problems or feelings with others does help.

Not sure, but not feeling right?

  • If it’s not urgent but you feel like you might need help with some health issues – including feeling down or sad – your doctor is a great person to talk to.
  • Maybe give them a call and make an appointment? They’re there to help.

Youthline – 0800 376 633

  • If you feel like you need to talk, Youthline is a service especially for young people.
  • Call 0800 376 633 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).
  • Between the hours of 7pm-11pm Youthline's online chat service is available.
  • Youthline offers access to a range of support options. Also check out the Youthline website.

Need to talk - 1737

  • Free call or text 1737 anytime for support from a trained counsellor.

Lifeline Aotearoa – 0800 543 354

  • Another service that offers professional and confidential support.
  • Call 0800 543 354 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • If you’d like to find out more about Lifeline, you can visit the Lifeline website

The Lowdown

  • The Lowdown is a good place to go if you or someone you know is experiencing depression.
  • Visit The Lowdown website to find info on depression, advice on dealing with it and shared personal stories from everyday peple, celebs and musicians.

Alcohol drug helpline - 0800 787 984

  • If you're concerned about your own or someone else's drinking or other drug use, the helpline can support you to make the changes that you want to make.
  • Open 10am to 10pm everyday
  • Call 0800 787 984 or text 8681 and they'll text you back
  • For more information visit the Alcohol drug helpline website.

Webhealth 

To search for doctors, counselling, mental health support, medical services, community events, or current health information in your area, visit Webhealth.

  • It is designed to help you, your family/whanau and your community stay well, be strong, and enjoy life. Check it out here.

Emergency? Call 111

  • If you or someone you love is in an emergency situation, please call 111 right now. Don’t wait.