Below is a list of some of the services available in New Zealand that offer support, information and help, including local DHB Mental Health Crisis contact numbers. All services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless otherwise specified. The 4-digit number is free to text or call anytime to talk with a trained counsellor, who are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday, 1pm—10pm and weekends, 3pm—10pm. Online chat is available 7pm—10pm daily. Whangarei 09 ext.
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The 4-digit number is free to text or call anytime to talk with a trained counsellor, its also a much easier number to remember a 4-digit helpline number, rather than an number. The same trained mental health professionals who currently respond to calls, texts, webchat and emails across the existing National Telehealth Service mental health and addiction helplines depression, gambling and alcohol drug helplines will be on hand to support people who call or text When someone texts or calls a counsellor will work with the person to develop a care plan.
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For more information and support, talk to your local doctor, medical centre, hauora, community mental health team, school counsellor or counselling service. Below is a list of some services available which offer support, information and help. Need to talk? Free call or text Talk with a trained counsellor, anytime. Phone numbers are subject to change. If you are concerned about someone and the number you are calling is not working, call and ask to be put through to the crisis team in your area.
The new number makes it easier for people to connect with mental health and addictions professionals in the National Telehealth Service. Need to talk? The same trained mental health professionals who currently respond to calls, texts, webchat and emails across the existing National Telehealth Service mental health and addiction helplines depression, gambling and alcohol drug helplines will be on hand to support people who call or text The current helplines also remain available. The new number is the result of consumer co-design work across the National Telehealth Service in the mental health domain, together with sector feedback. Consumers told us that the many helplines can be confusing, when they just need somewhere to go to talk to a professional, any time. Four digit numbers are easy to remember, especially if a person is distressed. The National Telehealth Service launched on 1 November and consolidates a range of health-funded helplines on one technology and clinically-supported platform including: Healthline, Quitline, immunisation and poisons advice to the public, the Depression helpline and other mental health and addiction lines. Skip to main content.