Need help right now?
Our free helpline & text services provide 24/7, confidential support from health professionals and trained volunteers.
I’m looking for
Our free community helplines and our text support service HELP (4357) are answered by health professionals and trained volunteers.
Information to help support someone concerned about their own risk of suicide or that of someone else.
Lifeline Connect supports businesses to develop their capacity in the area of mental health and emotional support for staff and customers.
We offer low-cost counselling from our Epsom office specialising in working with those who face low to moderate mental health challenges.
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Make a Donation
We rely on public donations to provide our free, 24/7 helplines. Please donate today to enable us to be there for people in crisis.
How you can help
There are many ways you can fundraise to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention, and help us to support people in distress and save lives.
Support our community by volunteering on our helplines or as a face-to-face counsellor.
Gift in will
Leaving a gift in your will is a very special act of kindness and a lasting gift that helps to ensure we will continue to support the community for generations to come.
Wanted – a new donor or donors to fill the gap following the cancellation of Gisborne’s Rhythm & Vines festival.
For a third consecutive year we’re partnering with mental health advocate and fashion designer Marnie Hillier by selling limited edition t-shirts through Mental Health Awareness Week.
Calls and texts to helpline Lifeline Aotearoa have spiked up to 88% compared to 2019 and show little sign of slowing, even when lockdown levels drop.