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Ph: 0800 726 666
New Zealand Samaritans provides confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing loneliness, depression, despair, distress or suicidal feelings.
Samaritans offer confidential and non-judgemental support to anyone who is lonely or in emotional distress. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and you don't have to be suicidal to call us.
Some of the common reasons to call Samaritans include:
Relationship and Family Problems.
Loss, including loss of job, or friend or family member through bereavement.
Job stress or overwork.
College or study related stress.
Body Image issues.
Don't suffer alone, our dedicated volunteers are there to help, and it’s amazing the difference having someone who listens and cares can make.
While most of our work is over the telephone, some Samaritans branches also offer a service for visitors to our centres, where they can meet and listen to people in person. It is a good idea to ring the helpline of your local centre to arrange a time. The New Zealand Samaritans service is a charitable organisation and is headquartered in Wellington. There are six Samaritans offices across the North Island and they can be contacted directly if you prefer.