Welcome to Mental Health Promotion
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:
: 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP) (available 24/7)
: 0800 376 633 free text 234, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online chat (available 7pm-10pm)
: 0800 543 754 (0800 KIDSLINE) – for all kids up to 18 years (available 24/7)
• What’s Up:
0800 9428 787 (0800WHATSUP) - (Phone 12pm to 11pm Mon to Fri, and 3pm-11pm weekends or online chat 1pm-10pm Mon to Fri, 3pm -10pm weekends). For 13-19 year olds
• Depression Helpline:
0800 111 757 or free text 4202 (available 24/7)
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
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
More Support Services
: 0800 688 5463 for LGBTQI+ community, their friends and families
• Manaaki Ora – a self-help wellbeing tool that supports individuals and whānau to build well-being and resilience
• Groov – An app to improve mood, manage anxiety and stress, and maintain overall wellbeing.
Melon – A health and wellness app with a variety of programmes
• Sparx -
Directed towards young people (12-19 years) with mild to moderate depression. Features a game-like experience and utilises CBT strategies