Are you worried or concerned about a family member who maybe showing signs of suicide? Here are some helpful services that can help you and your family member. If you’re worried – talk to them or seek help – it could save their life.
If your family member or friend is at immediate risk call 111 immediately for assistance
Lifeline 0800 543 354.
Suicide Prevention Helpline 0508 828 865.
Youthline 0800 376 633 / free text 234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lowdown www.thelowdown.co.nz / 0800 111 757 / free text 5626
Mental Health Foundation www.mentalhealth.org.nz
National Telehealth Service 1737.org.nz / free call or text 1737 to speak to a trained counsellor
There are also agencies in your community who you could talk to like your GP, local Marae, school counsellor or social worker.