Where to get help

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Life­line: 0800 543 354 – Pro­vides

24 hour tele­phone coun­selling.

Youth­line: 0800 376 633 or free text 234 – Pro­vides 24 hour tele­phone and text coun­selling ser­vices for young peo­ple.

Sa­mar­i­tans: 0800 726 666 – Pro­vides 24 hour tele­phone coun­selling.

Tautoko: 0508 828 865 – pro­vides sup­port, in­for­ma­tion and re­sources to peo­ple at risk of sui­cide, and their fam­ily, wha¯nau and friends.

What­sup: 0800 942 8787 (noon to 11pm) Kid­sline: 0800 543 754 (4pm – 6pm week­days) The Lowdown: th­elow­down.co.nz – web­site for young peo­ple ages 12 to 19. Na­tional De­pres­sion Ini­tia­tive – de­pres­sion.org.nz (for adults), 0800 111 757 – 24 hour ser­vice. If it is an emer­gency or you feel you or some­one you know is at risk, please call 111

For in­for­ma­tion about sui­cide pre­ven­tion, see www.spinz.org.nz.

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