Need help now?
If you or a veteran needs immediate assistance, help is always available.
If this is an emergency
Call 111 if you—or someone you know—are in immediate danger.
If you need to talk
If you or someone else is not in immediate danger—but still need to talk—the following organisations can help.
|Need to talk? 1737(external link)||1737—phone or text a trained counsellor|
|NZDF4U(external link)||0800 693 348|
|Lifeline Aotearoa(external link)||0800 543 354|
|Samaritans(external link)||0800 726 666|
If you need support
Healthline can help you if you’re feeling unwell but not sure whether you need to see a doctor. It’s staffed by registered nurses who are specialists in assessing and advising over the phone.
Call Healthline on 0800 611 116.
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RSA)
The RSA honours and supports both current and ex-service members. It can provide financial and other support through its networks in NZ.
For assistance for all Service personnel and their families, contact your nearest District Support Manager.