Useful links

Useful links to some community organisations and government funded services that offer information, support, counselling and other psychological services.

Alcohol & Drugs Services

Alcoholics Anonymous
Care NZ
Community Alcohol & Drug Services (CADS)
The Bridge (Salvation Army Services)
Wingz Trust Residential Support
Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust
Narcotics Anonymous
Drug Help Website

Anger Management

Man Alive
Friendship House
North Harbour Living Without Violence


There is a way through (as with JK on TV)
The Low Down
Beating the blues

Internet addictions

Net Addiction NZ,nz

Low Cost Counselling Options

Home & Family Counselling
AUT Psychotherapy Clinic (adult & child services)
Family Action: Whanua Toa

Men’s Support Organisations

Man Alive
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust


The Light Project: Equipping communities to navigate the new porn landscape

Phone Helplines

Need to talk? (24 hour) – general mental heath and alcohol and drug advice and referrals. Free phone or text 1737
Healthline – free advice (including mental health issues) from trained registered nurses – (24 hour) 0800 611 116
Lifeline (24 hour) 0800 543 354
Youthline (24 hour) 0800 37 66 33
Alcohol & Drug Helpline (10am to 10pm) 0800 787 797
Auckland Sexual Abuse Help Crisis Line (24 hours) (09) 623 1700
Gambling helpline (24 hour) 0800 654 655
Kidsline – for kids (4pm – 6pm weekdays) 0800 KIDSLINE (0800 54 37 54)
Outline – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (9am – 9pm, Mon – Fri. 6pm – 9pm, Sat, Sun & Holidays) 0800 OUTLINE (688 5463)
Samaritans (24 hour) 0800 726 666
What’s Up – for kids and teenagers. (daily from 12pm – 11pm) 0800 942 8787


If you or someone close to you is seriously unwell or at imminent risk of harming themselves or another please seek urgent medical attention, immediate advice from a telephone help line such as Healthline 0800 611 116 or immediate help from emergency services 111, or the mental health emergency service (phone or txt) 1737.