In Crisis?

In crisis? Here is where you can find help for you or someone important to you right now. Emergency contact numbers for free, professional emergency assistance right now, no matter where you live in New Zealand.

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If this is an emergency phone 111

If anyone is in immediate physical danger.

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Or go to your nearest hospital emergency department (ED)

 

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Phone your local DHB Mental Health Crisis Team (CATT Team)

Select your region for contact numbers or ring Healthline 0800 611 116.

Northland

Northland
Phone:
0800 223 371
Area Covered:
Topuni to North Cape

Auckland

Waitematã
Phone:
09 487 1414
Area Covered:
Wellsford to North Shore
After Hours 09 486 8900 (ask for North Crisis team) 
Auckland City
Phone:
0800 800 717
Area Covered:
Central Auckland
Counties Manukau
Phone:
09 261 3700
Area Covered:
South Auckland to Te Kauwhata

Waikato

Waikato
Phone:
0800 505 050
Area Covered:
Coromandel, Hamilton to National Park
Lakes
Phone:
0800 166 167
Area Covered:
Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi

Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty
Phone:
0800 800 508
Area Covered:
Tauranga
Bay of Plenty
Phone:
0800 774 545
Area Covered:
Whakatane to Te Kaha
Lakes
Phone:
0800 166 167
Area Covered:
Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi

Gisborne

Tairawhiti
Phone:
0800 243 500
Area Covered:
Hicks Bay to Gisborne

Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay
Phone:
0800 112 334
Area Covered:
Wairoa, Napier, Hastings, Waipukurau

Taranaki

Taranaki
Phone:
06 753 6139 ext 7680
Area Covered:
New Plymouth to Waverly

Manawatu-Wanganui

Whanganui
Phone:
0800 653 358
Area Covered:
Ohakune, Whanganui to Bulls
Mid Central
Phone:
0800 653 357
Area Covered:
Central Palmerston North to Waikanae including Tararua and Manawatu district

Wellington

Wairarapa
Phone:
0508 432 432
Area Covered:
Masterton to Martinborough
Hutt Valley
Phone:
0800 745 477
Area Covered:
Lower and Upper Hutt
Capital & Coast
Phone:
0800 745 477
Area Covered:
Kapiti to Wellington

Nelson Marlborough

Top of South Island to Hanmer Springs
Nelson
Phone:
03 546 1421
Nelson after hours 03 546 1800
Marlborough
Phone:
03 520 9907
Marlborough after hours 03 520 9999

West Coast

West Coast
Phone:
0800 757 678
Area Covered:
West Coast, South Island

Canterbury

Christchurch and North Canterbury
Phone:
0800 920 092
Area Covered:
Kaikoura to Ashburton
Ashburton
Phone:
0800 222 955 until 11pm
After 11pm the phone is diverted to 0800 920 092
South Canterbury
Phone:
0800 277 997
Area Covered:
Timaru, Mt Cook, Tekapo, Temuka, Waimate

Otago

Otago
Phone:
0800 46 78 46 (push 1 for Southland Mental Health Services, push 2 for Otago Mental Health Service).
Area Covered:
Dunedin, Milford Sound south to Stewart Island

Southland

Otago Southland
Phone:
0800 46 78 46 (push 1 for Southland Mental Health Services, push 2 for Otago Mental Health Service).
Area Covered:
Dunedin, Milford Sound south to Stewart Island

Nationwide

Other

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If you need to talk to someone else:

Free call or text 1737 for support from a trained counsellor

Lifeline
0800 543 354
Free text 4357 (HELP)
Youthline
0800 376 633
Free text 234
Samaritans
0800 726 666