January 17, 2021
The team at Skylight specialises in supporting people through loss and trauma. They provide counselling and resource packs to help with anxiety and stress in both children/teens and adults. Click here for further information and to access Skylight's resources
The Telehealth Counselling Line is available 24/7 to support people of all ages. Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor or talk to a peer support worker. More details here.
Alcohol & Drug helpline: 0800 787 797 & www.alcoholdrughelp.org.nz
NZ Drug Foundation: www.drugfoundation.org.nz
Netsafe encourages parents to proactively discuss with young people what they should do if they come across distressing content online. Further information is available here.
If you have any questions relating to distressing online content you can contact Netsafe for free and confidential advice at netsafe.org.nz or call 0508 NETSAFE.
Lifeline: 0800 543 354 or text free to 4357
Youthline: 0800 376 633, free text 234
Samaritans: (anytime – 24 hours) 0800 726 666
Suicide Crisis Line: 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
Kidsline: 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline)
What’s Up: 0800 942 8787
Anxiety New Zealand: 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY)
Please note that if you are dealing with an urgent mental health issue or crisis then it is best to call Te Haika (CCDHB) on 0800 745 477.