Need Support?

Get Help

Where can I go to get help for myself or someone else?

At Home

Whanau/Friend who will …

Hear them

Help them find support at home

Keep them safe from harm/suicide

Help their parents/partner/ whanau hear and support them

At Work

Reach out to…

A Mates4Life Safety Aider

A workmate

A manager/supervisor

Human Resources Manager

EAP Services


Need to talk 1737

Healthline 0800 611 116

Lifeline 0800 54 33 54

Your GP / Doctor


If you are really concerned about their immediate safety contact:

Hawke’s Bay Crisis Team 0800 112 334 (24 hours)

Or call 111

Open Source Resources

Key Facts and Figures

Caution: Some people may find parts of this content confronting or distressing. Please carefully consider your needs when reading information about suicide.

The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Coroner have a new interactive webtool providing a single comprehensive source of information on deaths by suicide in Aotearoa New Zealand. You can find it here.

The Mental Health Foundation has detailed statistics on suicide in New Zealand, as well as a list of risk factors and signs to look out for. You can find this here

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