Anxiety and Depression

Please note, these are not intended to take the place of professional care and in an emergency call 111
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor

– 0800 543 354 or text HELP (4357)
Lifeline which has trained counsellors available 24/7

– 0800 111 757 or text 4202
The National Depression Hotline where trained counsellors are available 24/7. The website also has resources for people experiencing anxiety and depression

OUTLine NZ: and 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE), a nationwide, free and confidential telephone counselling and support service for the GLBTTIFQQ community ( 9am – 9pm, Mon – Fri,  6pm – 9pm, Sat, Sun & Holidays)

– 0508 828 865 (0508 TAU TOKO)
Suicide prevention hotline, available 24/7 for those considering suicide, or who are affected by suicide. 
A website with information and resources for all types of anxiety including separation anxiety, phobias, OCD and trauma

A self-help website for people who are experiencing anxiety including OCD, panic attacks, social anxiety and specific fears.

Computer based self-help guide for people who are experiencing anxiety, depression or stress.
Self-help packages with modules designed to support people with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, self-esteem and eating issues

Information and support related to depression.

The mental health section has information about a wide range of mental health issues including anxiety and depression which includes self-help tips.

A comprehensive list of CBT based self-help programmes for anxiety and depression and other mental health issues such as eating disorders, psychosis and substance misuse.
Advice and information on supporting adults and children who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

15 ways to manage anxiety