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Depression Helpline



About Depression Helpline

Depression Helpline provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone and text message (SMS). We are here for everyone in New Zealand who may be looking for support with depression, stress.

When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained counselors who have experience in how to help people with similar experiences to your own. They will listen, express empathy and understanding, and assist you to find a way through your situation. We support people of all ethnicities, genders, beliefs and ages. We are here for everyone. We are always open. You can contact us for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Where is Depression Helpline available?

Available nationwide in New Zealand

Who does Depression Helpline support?


What can I talk to Depression Helpline about?

Accessibility notes

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 would like to speak in.

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