HELPFUL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

At the moment Vettise Psychology has created links to important phone numbers and websites to help you with Mental Health Resources.

Blogs will be uploaded in due course.

Dom's writing and thoughts can also be found on the Vettise Psychology FaceBook page.

External Support Services:

In a crisis? 

Phone 111 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department (ED) 

Call Healthline 0800 611 116 

Call your local DHB Mental Health Crisis Team (CATT Team) – go to https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/in-crisis/ to select your DHB for contact numbers (or ring Healthline) 

Waikato Suicide Line - 0800 50 50 50


Helplines for urgent issues – All the numbers below are 24/7 

Need to talk? – Free call or text 1737 (any time for support from a trained counsellor or call 0800 1737 1737 Need to talk is a group to call when you are feeling down, overwhelmed, anxious or just need someone to talk to) 

Lifeline – 0800 543 354

Waikato Crisis Helpline - 0800 50 50 50

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO) 

Healthline – 0800 611 116
Samaritans – 0800 726 666 

Depression Helpline – 0800 111 757 or free text 4202
(to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask any questions) 

Alcohol and Drug Helpline – 0800 787 797 or online chat 

Gambling Helpline – 0800 654 655 or text 8006 

Anxiety Helpline – 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY) 

Women’s Refuge Crisis line – 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE)
(for women living with violence, or in fear, in their relationship or family) 

Rape Crisis – 0800 88 33 00 (for support after rape or sexual assault) Remember you can also call to your GP or family doctor. 


Help for parents, family and friends 

Commonground – a website hub providing parents, family, whānau and friends with access to information, tools and support to help a young person who is struggling. 

Parent Help – 0800 568 856 (for parent and family support)
Plunket – 0800 933 922 (parent helpline and advice service for families, whānau and care givers) 

Family Services 211 Helpline – 0800 211 211 for help finding (and direct transfer to) community based health and social support services in your area 

Skylight – 0800 299 100 (for support through trauma, loss and grief; 9am-5pm weekdays) 

Supporting Families In Mental Illness - 0800 732 825 

(for families and whānau supporting a loved one who has a mental illness) 


Other specialist helplines and links 

R U OK – 0800 456 450 (Family violence helpline) 

Seniorline – 0800 725 463 (A free information service for older people) 

Shine – 0508 744 633 (confidential domestic abuse helpline) 

Quit Line – 0800 778 778 or text 4006 (smoking cessation help) 

OUTLine NZ – 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE) (provides confidential telephone support on sexuality and gender identity) 

Vagus Line – 0800 56 76 666 (Mon, Wed, Fri 12 noon – 2pm) (Promote family harmony among Chinese, enhance parenting skills, decrease conflict among family members (couple, parent-child, in-laws) and stop family violence) 

Shakti Crisis Line – 0800 742 584 (0800 SHAKTI) (for migrant or refugee women living with family violence) 

$orted - sorted.org.nz/ (Financial management and budgeting) 

Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse – 0800 044 334 or text 4334 (male survivors of sexual abuse) 

HELP – 09 623 1700 http://helpauckland.org.nz/ (support for sexual abuse survivors- male and female, available 24/7) 

Rural Support Trust – 0800 787 254 (supporting rural people through tough times) 


Helplines for children and young people 

Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email talk@youthline.co.nz or online chat thelowdown.co.nz – or email team@thelowdown.co.nz or free text 5626 

What’s Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5–18 year olds) (Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday, 1pm–10pm and weekends, 3pm–10pm. Online chat is available 7pm–10pm daily) 

Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline) (for young people up to 18 years of age. Open 24/7) 

 

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