HELPLINES and HELP SITES
For Any Emergency Call 111
Al-anon/Alateen 0508 425 266 al/anon.org.nz (Alcoholics Anonymous)
Alcohol and Drug Helpline 0800 787 797 - alcoholdrughelp.org.nz
The Alcohol Drug Helpline provides friendly, non-judgmental, professional help and advice. If you are concerned about your own drinking or drug taking we can assist with information, insight and support.
Birthright NZ 0800 457 146 birthright.org.nz
Birthright works with single parent families throughout New Zealand to facilitate the growth of confidence, skills and resilience within the family unit and its individual members.
Kidsline 0800 54 37 54 kidsline.org.nz
Kidsline is New Zealand's original telephone counselling service for all kids up to 14 years of age. Kidsline operates from 4pm to 6pm Monday through to Friday. When kids ring they will speak to a Kidsline buddy - a specially trained teenage telephone counsellor.
Diabetes 0800 342 238 - diabetes.org.nz
Diabetes New Zealand is a charity that represents and supports people with diabetes. We've been around for over 50 years and have a National Office in Wellington, and branches across the country with staff and volunteers who help people live well with diabetes.
Depression Helpline - 0800 111 757 Text 5626 - depression.org.nz
The depression.org website is part of a national public health campaign called the National Depression Initiative and has been created to reduce the impact of depression on the lives of New Zealanders.
The website aims to help New Zealanders recognise and understand depression. It encourages people to seek appropriate help and offers resources for health professionals treating people experiencing depression.
This website is accompanied by a partner site, The Lowdown, which is designed to help young New Zealanders understand and deal with depression. - thelowdown.co.nz
Family Violence (Shine) - 0508 744 633 - www.2shine.org.nz
Shine is a national domestic abuse charity and runs a domestic abuse helpline to help keep people safe from domestic abuse and family violence.
Farmstrong - farmstrong.co.nz
Farmstrong is an initiative designed to give farmers the skills and resources to live well, farm well and get the most out of life.
Gambling Hotline - 0800 654 655 TEXT 8006 - gamblinghelpline.co.nz
The Gambling Helpline is a 24 hr freephone service that you can call to receive immediate support for gambling addiction - Completely anonymous.
Gay and Lesbian Line - 0800 802 437
Outline NZ (gender issues) 0800 688 5463 - outline.org.nz
Outline objectives are to support, affirm and advance the Aotearoa New Zealand rainbow communities* to achieve successful outcomes by, providing programmes which cater for social, educational and emotional needs, advocating for social, cultural and legal rights, and nurturing and providing resources to meet community aspirations
Headspace - headspace.org.nz
Healthline 24 hour - 0800 611 116 - healthline.govt.nz
Healthline is New Zealand's national telephone triage and health service. It is funded by the Ministry of Health and provided by Homecare Medical since November 2015.
Kidney Kids 0800 215 437 - kidneykids.org.nz
Kidney Kids NZ is a parent driven organisation set up to meet the needs of children, and the families of children, who have kidney disorders.
Lifeline 24hr counselling 0800 543 354 - lifeline.org.nz
Lifeline New Zealand's telephone counselling service provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week counselling and support.