Taihape Area School

Need to Talk? 

Need to Talk? Free call, or text 1737, any time to speak to a trained Counsellor, for any reason.

  • Lifeline: 0800 543 354;
  • Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865 / 0508 TAUTOKO (24/7). This is a service for people who may be thinking about suicide, or those who are concerned about family, or friends;
  • Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (24/7);
  • Samaritans: 0800 726 666 (24/7);
  • Youthline: 0800 376 633 (24/7) or free text 234 (8am-12am), or email talk@youthline.co.nz;
  • What's Up: online chat (7pm-10pm) or 0800 WHATSUP/ 0800 9428 787 children's helpline (1pm-10pm weekdays, 3pm-10pm weekends);
  •  Kidsline (ages 5-18): 0800 543 754 (24/7);      
  • Rural Support Trust Helpline: 0800 787 254;
  • Healthline: 0800 611 116;
  • Rainbow Youth: (09) 376 4155.