Expert mental health information for everyone
In an emergency dial 111.
Need to talk?
1737 (free call or text) for support from a trained counsellor
0800 543 354
0800 111 757
Suicide Crisis Helpline
0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
Alcohol Drug Helpline
0800 787 797
Free text to 5626
Beating the blues
Online CBT for mild or moderate depression (New Zealand residents can get free access through their GP)
Learn how to recognise and understand depression.
Like Minds, Like Mine
Information and resources to help reduce the stigma and discrimination faced by people with experience of mental illness.
Online help for young people dealing with depression.
Yellow Brick Road
A national organisation that provides mental health support for families with a loved one experiencing mental health challenges.
Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
Supporting people with mental illness, and also their families/whānau and friends.
Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand
Research and information about preventing suicide in New Zealand.
This is a general guide only, and does not replace individual medical advice. Please speak to your doctor for advice about your situation. The RANZCP is not liable for any consequences arising from relying on this information. Subject matter experts, people with lived experience of mental illness and carers all contributed to this fact sheet.