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Suicide Resources in New Zealand

Suicide is a major health and social issue in New Zealand. 

Suicide resources in New Zealand

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Suicide rates in New Zealand are rising with more than 500 dying by suicide each year. Some groups like young people, men, Maori and farmers have disproportionately high rates of suicides, but suicide affects all people, regardless of cultural and social boundaries. Working together, individuals, organisations and governments can prevent suicide.

Find the resources you need to help yourself and others, from suicide helplines to information on depression and anxiety. 

Need help right now? Lifeline Aotearoa's telephone counselling service provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week counselling and support. Call 0800 543 354.

Get help

In crisis?

Worried about someone?

Want to help, but not sure what to do?

The Lowdown: Straight up answers for when life sucks

Youthline Call 0800 376 633 Text 234

Kidsline Call 0800 54 37 54

Common Ground


Life Matters: Suicide Prevention Trust

Life Matters: Suicide Prevention Trust

Hope Walk

FLO equips Pasifika families and communities to prevent suicide

Mental Health Foundation: Trusted mental health information in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Depression and Anxiety Self-Test

Suicide Bereavement

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