Are you in crisis?


Are you in crisis right now? (New Zealand options)

  • If you are in crisis right now, and intending to hurt yourself, please call 111 and ask for an ambulance. 
  • If you are in imminent danger from someone/something other than yourself, please call 111 and ask for the police.
  • If you are in an emotional crisis right now and need to talk to someone, please call 
    • Lifeline on 0800 543 354 
    • Samaritans on 0800 726 666
    • Depression Helpline on 0800 111 757
    • Auckland Sexual Abuse Help on 09 623 1700 (info@helpauckland.org.nz)
    • Suicide Crisis Helpline | 0508 828 865
    • Need to Talk? | text or call 1737 | 0800 1737 1737 if the short code doesn't work
    • A telephone counsellor will answer your call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
  • If you feel someone is at risk of imminent harm, including yourself, you can find the appropriate number here.
  • There are also a number of helplines listed at the top of this page.
  • The Mental Health Foundation's list is on this page.

Text option for those aged 25 and under

  • If you wish to text and are 25 or under, Youthline accept text submissions at 234 (it's free to text them). You can email Youthline at talk@youthline.co.nz or call them on 0800 376 633 (free from a landline).
  • What's Up accept calls from 5-18 year olds. You can call them on 0800 WHATSUP (0800 942 878).

Not in crisis?

  • If you are not in crisis, please get in touch and we can discuss a plan to develop new strategies in your life to help you achieve the life you deserve.