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About ReachOut

ReachOut offers 24/7, free and confidential support over phone and text message (SMS). We exist to help everyone in Canterbury, New Zealand who may require support with abuse & domestic violence, sexual abuse, trauma & PTSD.

When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained 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. We support people of all ethnicities, genders, beliefs and ages. We are here for everyone. We recognise that difficult mental health or crisis experiences can happen at any time, so we are available 24 hours a day, every day of the week.

Where is ReachOut available?

Available in New Zealand

Who does ReachOut support?


What can I talk to ReachOut about?

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Alternative phone number:03 378 3847

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