WHERE TO GET HELP

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Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 24/7 for sup­port from a trained coun­sel­lor

Life­line (open 24/7) - 0800 543 354

De­pres­sion Helpline (open 24/7) - 0800 111 757

Health­line (open 24/7) - 0800 611 116

Sa­mar­i­tans (open 24/7) - 0800 726 666

Sui­cide Cri­sis Helpline (open 24/7) - 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) - 0800 376 633. You can also text 234 for free between 8am and mid­night, or email talk@youth­line.co.nz

0800 WHATSUP chil­dren’s helpline, between 1pm and 10pm on week­days and from 3pm to 10pm on week­ends. On­line chat 7pm to 10pm ev­ery day.

Kid­sline (open 24/7) - 0800 543 754. For chil­dren aged 5 to 18. Kid­sline bud­dies avail­able between 4pm and 9pm on week­days.

Ru­ral Sup­port Trust - 0800 787 254 (0800 RU­RAL HELP)

Al­co­hol Drug Helpline (open 24/7) - 0800 787 797, free­text 8691.

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