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Alcohol Drug Helpline

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Programmes

Helpline 0800 787 797

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - addictions (AOD), Online / e-mental health

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral

Description

A confidential, free phone, text, and live chat service for people with questions about their own or someone else's drinking or drug use. Trained counsellors provide information, brief intervention and referral services, nationwide.

Available free 24/7 by calling 0800 787 797 or texting 8681.

Alcohol and Drug Helpline is part of the National Telehealth Service.

Charges

No fees apply

Hours

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..

Contact Details

  • Free Text

    8681

  • Maori Helpline

    0800 787 798

  • Pasifika Helpline

    0800 787 799

  • Youth Helpline

    0800 787 894

This page was last updated at 1:12PM on October 7, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Alcohol Drug Helpline.