The Lowdown – Youth Helpline provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are here to help youth in New Zealand who may be experiencing emotional distress related to anxiety, bullying, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, relationships, school or work issues, stress, supporting a friend or family member.
When you reach out to us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive 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 are ready to support you 24/7, whether it's the middle of the day or the middle of the night.
Available nationwide in New Zealand