We want you to be able to access all the information you need about mental health so we’ve compiled lists of organisations and services that you might want to contact about getting support, information or advocacy. We can’t list everything but we are constantly updating this information, so please contact us to add or change a listing.
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This is a short alphabetized list of general services and organisations relevant to mental health and addictions. Some are based in Auckland, most are based in New Zealand, and a few are international.
Mental health support services for Auckland community.
Altered High (Community Alcohol and Drug Youth Service)
Information, support and free counselling for young people and their families/whanau.
Anglican Trust for Woman and Children
Family, early education and social work services for families in Auckland.
Big White Wall
Supportive online environment focusing on wellness and recovery. Available 24/7. Free to residents of Auckland Disability Healthboard, available for a fee to others in New Zealand.
Black Dog Institute
Specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.
CADS (Community Alcohol and Drug Services)
Information, support, and free counselling for anybody in the Auckland region who wants to talk about alcohol and drug use.
Counselling Service Centre
Crisis Intervention Team on Facebook
Consumer Collaboration of Aotearoa
Strengthening the voices of consumers of mental health and disability services in Aotearoa.
Projects and partnerships that promote social change through diversity and creativity.
Useful consumer health information for New Zealanders.
Framework Community Support Service
Community based mental health and intellectual disability services in Greater Auckland area.
Hapai Te Hauora Tapui
Maori Public Health Provider.
Hearing Voices Network Aotearoa NZ
Information and resources about hearing voices.
Information and chat/txt about depression in New Zealand.
Mental Health Foundation of NZ
Provided by the Mental Health Foundation of the United Kingdom.
Downie Stewart Foundation/Moana House. Therapeutic community in Dunedin.
National Depression Initiative
Public health campaign for New Zealand.
NZGP Web Directory
Directory for New Zealand GPs and the public to find web resources on many topics, including mental health.
Otago Mental Health Support Trust
Bipolar support and information network.
Shared learning (online and face to face) for wellbeing. Designed and delivered by people with experience of mental distress.
Free information for people affected by postnatal depression.
Services for recovery and rehabilitation for people affected by mental illness, physical disabilities, mental impairments, dementia, drug and alcohol issues, and eating disorders. (Formerly Challenge Trust.)
Resources about attitudes to recovery, lowering medication and alternatives to medical model.
Non-judgmental confidental support available 24hrs a day.
Toi Ora Live Arts Trust
Community arts space.
Te Pou Mental Health Research Database
A database of information and research about mental health.
Take it From Us – Radio Show
Tuesday 12.30pm with Sheldon Brown and a new topic related to mental health every week.
Supporting people in Waitakere who have an experience of mental ill health or disability.
Directory for information and community resources.
The Mental Health Foundation in the United Kingdom provides a series of wellbeing podcasts.
If it’s not here, you may find what you’re looking for in another area: