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Below are a list of helpful supports based in New Zealand. In an Emergency, call 111.

National Depression Initiative

Website: depression.org.nz and lowdown.co.nz
Hotline: 0800 111 757 or 1737
SMS: 5626 or 1737

Youthline

Support for young people.

Website: https://www.youthline.co.nz/
Hotline: 0800 376633
SMS: 234
Email: talk@youthline.co.nz
Webchat available on website

Lifeline

Support from counsellors and trained volunteers.

Website: https://www.lifeline.org.nz/
Helpline: 0800 543 354
SMS: 4357

Suicide Crisis Helpline

Helpline for anyone thinking about suicide or concerned about or supporting someone else or those recently bereaved by suicide.

Helpline: 0508 828 865

Alcoholics Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from alcoholism. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: https://aa.org.nz/
Helpline: 0800 229 6757

Gamblers Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from gambling addiction. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/addresses?page=1

Gambling Helpline

Freephone support service for people affected by gambling in New Zealand. Web chat and forum available on website.

Helpline: 0800 654 655
Text: 8006
Website: www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz

Narcotics Anonymous

Fellowship of people helping each other to recover from drug addiction. Provide local support, please see website to find the closest support for you.

Website: http://www.nzna.org/
Information line: 0800 628 632

Outline

Support line for LGBTIQ+ people.

Website: http://www.outline.org.nz/
Helpline: 0800 688 5463 (weekdays 10am-9pm, weekends 6pm-9pm)
See website for face to face and skype counselling service.

EDANZ

Eating Disorder support, education and awareness.

Website: www.ed.org.nz
Helpline: 09 522 2679 or 0800 233 269
Email: info@ed.org.nz

Are You Okay

For those experiencing family violence.

Website: http://www.areyouok.org.nz/
Information Line: 0800 456 450

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