Alcohol Drug Helpline offers 24/7, free and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are here for everyone in New Zealand who may be experiencing emotional distress related to substance use.
When you reach out to us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive counselors who will collaborate with you to find solutions while giving you an empathetic and compassionate ear. They have expertise and understanding in how to help people going through difficulties similar to what you are. Regardless of your age, gender, ethnicity or religious beliefs, we will listen in a supportive and non-judgmental capacity. Our helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We are always ready to support you.
Available nationwide in New Zealand
The counsellor can arrange to talk with you in your language - when your call is answered, say you'd like an interpreter and the language you'd like to speak in.