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1737, Need to Talk?

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    Free text or call anytime to speak with a counsellor.


    1737, Need to Talk?

    Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. This service is completely free.

    • Are you feeling anxious or just need someone to talk to? Call or text 1737
    • Are you feeling down or a bit overwhelmed? Call or text 1737
    • Do you know someone who is feeling out-of-sorts or depressed? Let them know they can call or text 1737

    1737, need to talk? is New Zealand’s national mental health & addictions helpline number and run as part of the National Telehealth Service. 

    More infomation is available at

    Peer Support option also available. 
    When you phone 1737 you now have the option to talk to someone with lived experience of wairangi/mental distress who is trained to provide tautoko/support


    This service is completely free.