Support and Advocacy

Do you need support? Find out below who you can contact. Whether it be moral and emotional support or advice and information, there are support networks available to you. Remember you are never alone, there are always people here ready to help.

Need to Talk?

National helplines

Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor 

Lifeline– 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Healthline – 0800 611 116

Samaritans – 0800 726 666 

People’s Inquiry Advocates

If you have questions about making your written submission or need other assistance, you can email us at or get in touch through the contact form and one of our Advocates will be in touch.

Helplines – Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

Here is a full list of Helpline Services that are available throughout New Zealand. They are all open 24/7 unless otherwise stated.

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