Emergency Now

If this is an emergency, please call 111

If you require immediate support, take a look at the services and information below:



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)
Samaritans – 0800 726 666
Youthline – 0800 376 633 or free text 234 – Provides 24-hour telephone and text counselling services for young people

Crisis Lines:


If you are worried about how you or someone you know will get through, you can also call your local Crisis Team. The crisis support workers will help you figure out what to do next.

Follow this link for a list of all of the crisis centres nation-wide.


Supporting Someone?


If you believe someone is in danger of taking their own life or has made a suicide attempt follow this link to get practical tips on how to immediately support someone in crisis.