Mental health, wellbeing, and domestic violence support
Rebuilding better during crisis also means taking care of the health and wellbeing of ourselves and others.
For those experiencing or witnessing domestic violence:
- Phone the Shine Helpline for advice: 0508 744 633 — free from any phone, 9am to 11pm every day.
- Visit Are you ok? I need help
- Women’s Refuge offers urgent safe accommodation across NZ and can house women and children in danger.
The Mental Health Foundation has specific tips for looking after your mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19 and getting through based on the five ways of wellbeing here.
Need to talk? 1737 is free to call or text from any landline or mobile phone, 24 hours a day 7 days a week and for anyone who wants to speak to a counsellor.
0508 TAUTOKO (0508 828 865) is a free, nationwide service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is operated by highly trained and experienced telephone counsellors who have undergone advanced suicide prevention training. If you think you, or someone you know, may be thinking about suicide, call the Suicide Crisis Helpline for support.