Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.
Youthline is here to support all young people - this includes young people who are struggling (with their mental health or other issues), as well as young people who want to learn, grow and give back to their community.
It offers a free 24/7 Helpline service (text, phone, webchat and email), free face-to-face counselling services, youth mentoring, programmes in schools and communities to help people grow and develop.
0508 TAUTOKO is a free, nationwide service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is operated by highly trained and experienced telephone counsellors who have undergone advanced suicide prevention training. If you believe either you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger, please call emergency services immediately on 111.
The Lowdown is a website to help young New Zealanders recognise and understand depression or anxiety. Through encouraging early recognition and help for depression or anxiety they intend to reduce the impact depression or anxiety has on the lives of young New Zealanders, now and throughout their adult lives.
Anxiety New Zealand helps the 1 in 4 Kiwis who experience anxiety, depression, panic attacks, OCD or phobias. Their mahi includes workshops, education, support groups, 1:1 therapy, specialist medical assessment, prescriptions and ordering further medical tests if needed.
0800 269 4389 - a free 24/7 helpline
· Information on loss, grief, and difficult change
· Counselling for issues related to loss, grief, or difficult change
· Support Groups for bereavement
All services are provided Nationwide face-to-face or online.
0800 331 333
National organisation offering a wide range of services to support people of all ages facing issues of loss, trauma and grief. Also equips, trains and supports those wanting to assist them, such as whānau, friends, community volunteers and professionals.
0800 229 100
PO Box 7309
A national organisation providing information, practical and emotional support and financial assistance to tamariki and families affected by child cancer.
0800 424 453
PO Box 152
National organisation with a mission to support, develop and empower mātātahi living with cancer through a national peer support network and professional, educational and recreational programmes.
0800CANTEEN (226 8336)
PO Box 56-072
National organisation granting the wishes of tamariki with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
0800 807 080
PO Box 8029
National organisation providing a wide range of services and support for people with cancer and their caregivers/supporters. Call for information about your local division of the Cancer Society.
0800 CANCER (226 237)
PO Box 12700
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.
We work to influence individuals, whanau, organisations and communities to improve and sustain their mental health and reach their full potential. Our work is diverse and expansive, with campaigns and services that cover all aspects of mental health and wellbeing. We take a holistic approach to mental health, promoting what we know makes and keeps people mentally well.We provide free information and training, and advocate for policies and services that support people with experience of mental illness, and also their families/whānau and friends.
PO Box 10051
The patient story is an international website of shared experiences from cancer patients.
The Patient Story is for you – the people who’ve experienced cancer before, now, or are worried about it. We are building this for our community, so please let us know if you’d like to share your story or if you have feedback on how we can make this better.
To contact us at The Patient Story, email
Extensive information about all aspects of child cancer.
Information about child cancers, latest research and news.
Information about blood cancers (leukaemia and lymphoma) and latest research