New Zealand Helplines


Lifeline
0800 543 354
Provides 24-hour telephone counselling
Youthline
0800 376 633 or free text 234
24-hour phone and text counselling services for young people
Samaritans
0800 726 666
24-hour telephone counselling
Whatsup
0800 942 8787
12 pm to 11 pm on the phone and 3pm + 10pm on online chat
The Low Down
Free text 5626
team@thelowdown.co.nz
Tautoko
0508 828 865
Support, information and resources.
Need to talk?
1737 Free call or text 24/7
Kidsline
0800 543 754 (4pm - 6pm weekdays)
Depression.org.nz
0800 111 757
Healthline
0800 611 116
SPARX
Online e-therapy tool
Depression Helpline
0800 111 757 or free text 4202