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Taha hinengaro

 
Welcome to Mental Health Promotion
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The Acute Care Mental Health Team is available 24/7 on 0800 653 357

The team triages all calls, providing care, support and/or advice. We recommend that anybody that needs urgent mental health care contact them, or alternatively one of the helplines listed below:
  
• 1737 Need to Talk (available 24/7)
• Lifeline: 0800 543 354 (available 24/7)
• Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO) (available 24/7)
• Youthline: 0800 376 633
• Kidsline: 0800 543 754 (available 24/7)
• What’s Up: 0800 9428 787 (Mon-Fri 12pm to 11pm phones, 3pm to 10pm online chat. Sat-Sun 3pm-11pm phones, 3pm to 10pm online chat)
• Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (available 24/7)
• Rainbow Youth: (09) 376 4155
• Samaritans - 0800 726 666 
 
If it is an emergency and you feel like you or someone else is at risk, call 111. For non-urgent health support/advice contact your GP or health professional
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Public Health works with communities, groups, and agencies to create supportive, inclusive, and positive environments that encourage health and wellbeing for all.
 
There is no health without mental health, and we are committed to helping build strong communities, promoting individual resilience, and showing respect for culture, equity, social justice, and personal dignity.
 
“Get inspired by the Five Ways to Wellbeing, Ētahi ara e rima ki te ngākau ora, to help stay mentally well in everyday life. You can introduce any of these actions into your life, any time, and you will begin to feel the benefits”.

Public Health offers:
• Support to groups and agencies in the community to promote mental wellness
• Workshops and trainings for professionals
• Information and resources to the public on mental health and wellbeing
 
Contact: 06 350 9110
  

Mental Health and Addictions services in our district

 

More Support Services

• Alcohol Drug Helpline: 0800 787 797 or text 8691 for free
• Anxiety phone line: 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY)
• Are you ok: 0800 456 450
• Depression Helpline –free text 4202 (to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask any questions) or visit 
depression.org.nz – includes The Journal online help service.
Gambling helpline: 0800 654 655
• Healthline: 0800 611 116  0800 611 116
• OUTlineNZ: for LGBTQI+ community, their friends and families 0800 688 5463
• The Lowdown: or free text 5626
• What’s Up: 0800 9428 787 or online chat
• Your local Rural Support Trust: 0800 787 254 

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