If you’re questioning your sexual orientation or gender identity, or if you’re experiencing problems as a result of identifying as LGBTQ, you’re not alone. If you're struggling with any of the below, there are 6 helplines in New Zealand that you can reach out to for support.
Experiencing rejection as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person is extremely painful. You deserve to be accepted and loved for who you are. When you’re not, it can take a serious toll on your mental health. If you feel confused, lonely, and even suicidal, your feelings are valid.
If you're experiencing problems because you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, help is available in New Zealand. You can reach out at any time and get connected to a caring LGBTQ-friendly volunteer or counselor. Helpline listeners will offer you respectful, affirming care no matter what you're going through.
For free and confidential support with gender & sexual identity, consider contacting a hotline in New Zealand today.