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Care

Some very helpful contacts in time of need

GENERAL:

Need to Talk: Free call or txt 1737


SUICIDE:

Lifeline (open 24/7) - 0800 543 354

Suicide Crisis Helpline (open 24/7) - 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO). This is a service for people who may be thinking about suicide, or those who are concerned about family or friends. 

Suicide Prevention Info Service - 0800 376 633

Depression Helpline (open 24/7) - 0800 111 757 or txt 4202

Healthline (open 24/7) - 0800 611 116

Samaritans (open 24/7) - 0800 726 666


ADDICTIONS:

The following addiction services are usually facilitated at our church premises. 

Alcoholics Anonymous (Kaitaia), Wednesday, 9:30 - 10:30: contact Valeska, 09 409 3884 or Pascale,  09 408 2553 

Narcotics Anonymous (Kaitaia), Tuesday, 9.30 - 10.30: contact Valeska, 09 409 3884 or Vee, 09 406 7013 


CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE :

Youthline (open 24/7) - 0800 376 633. You can also text 234 for free between 8am and midnight, or email talk@youthline.co.nz or visit online: youthline.co.nz

0800 WHATSUP children’s helpline - phone 0800 9428 787 between 1pm and 10pm on weekdays and from 3pm to 10pm on weekends. Online chat is available from 7pm to 10pm

every day at www.whatsup.co.nz.

Kidsline (open 24/7) - 0800 543 754. This service is for children aged 5 to 18. Those who ring between 4pm and 9pm on weekdays will speak to a Kidsline buddy. These are specially trained teenage telephone counsellors. Visit kidsline.org.nz

The Lowdown - Straight answers for when life sucks. 0800 111 757 or txt free 5626 or visit thelowdown.co.nz