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0800 LIFELINE

Sometimes it helps to know that someone is listening and that you don’t have to face your problems alone. Whatever the issue, our qualified counsellors and trained volunteers are here for you 24/7. Calls and texts are free and confidential.  

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Suicide Crisis Helpline

0508 TAUTOKO (828 865) is a free, 24/7 helpline for any person who is thinking about or attempted suicide, concerned about or supporting someone else or who is recently bereaved by suicide.  

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If you are concerned about your immediate safety or the safety of someone else – ring 111.

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0800 KIDSLINE

A dedicated national helpline for children and young people aged 18 and under. We don’t give advice, instead we listen, support and encourage you to come up with the best approach for what’s happening for you. Kidsline is a 24/7 service and between 4pm – 9pm weekdays, calls are answered by specially trained teenage volunteers who are professionally supervised and supported.  

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Our vision is for people to have someone who will listen, to turn to when in distress.
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