Mental Health Services

WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY:

If you’re seriously concerned about someone’s immediate safety:

  • Call 111 or take them to the Accident and Emergency Department
  • (A&E) at your nearest hospital.
  • Phone your nearest hospital, or your district health board’s psychiatric
  • emergency service or mental health crisis assessment team.
  • Remain with them and help them to stay safe until support arrives.

 

HELPLINES:

  • Need to talk? (1737 - free call or text)
  • The Depression Helpline: 0800 111- 757
  • Healthline: 0800 611-116
  • Lifeline: 0800 543-354
  • Samaritans: 0800 726-666
  • Youthline: 0800 376-633
  • Alcohol Drug Helpline: 0800 787-797

(Courtesy Ministry of Health. See www.health.govt.nz/your-health for more information)

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