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Where to get help                                                                                                                                  

Revisiting events related to Cyclone Gabrielle may be challenging for some people. There is support available for you and your whānau if you need it, including:

 

  • Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand Resource and Information Service.

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand | mauri tū mauri ora has information for anyone who is going through a difficult time, for people supporting someone they care about, and those interested in mental health and wellbeing. 

Further information can be sourced here: https://mentalhealth.org.nz/our-work/resource-and-information-service 

 

  • Helplines and Support.

Helpline services are available right now in New Zealand that offer support, information and help for you and your parents, family, whānau and friends. 

All the services listed here are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless otherwise specified. 

 

Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor. 

Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP). 

Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email talk@youthline.co.nz or online chat. 

Samaritans – 0800 726 666 

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO). 

Healthline – 0800 611 116

The Depression Helpline – call 0800 111 757 or text 4202

The Lowdown – text 5626

Alcohol Drug Helpline – call 0800 787 797

 

Log on to www.wellbeingsupport.health.nz to find a service close to you.

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