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Gambling Helpline

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Gambling Helpline 0800 654 655

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Description

Distance counselling including phone, email, web and text for gambling related harm. Call back service. Gambling Helpline also offers specialist services; Debt Gambling Helpline, and Youth Gambling Helpline.

Gambling Debt Helpline: Specialist debt service is available 24/7: 0800 654 655.

Gambling Youth Helpline: Specialist youth service is available 24/7: 0800 654 659.

Gambling Pasifika Helpline: Our free national phone number is available 24/7: 0800 654 657. We do not have Pacific counsellors available all the time, but we can organise a suitable time with you for one of them to call you back and we can transfer you to one if they are available. Just let us know that you wish to speak to one of our Pacific team.

Gambling Maori Helpline: Our free national phone number is available free and 24/7: 0800 654 656. We do not have Maori counsellors available all the time, but we can organise a suitable time with you for one of them to call you back and we can transfer you to one if they are available. Just let us know that you wish to speak to one of our Maori team.

The Gambling Helpline is run as part of The National Telehealth Service.

Hours

Mon – Sun midnight – midnight

24 hours / 7 days a week

Public Holidays: Open Labour Day (22 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (19 Apr), Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Easter Monday (22 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (3 Jun).

Fees

This service is completely free.

Contact Details

Gambling Helpline: 0800 654 655

Gambling Debt Helpline: 0800 654 658

Gambling Youth Helpline: 0800 654 659

Gambling Pasifika Helpline: 0800 654 657

Gambling Maori Helpline: 0800 654 656

This page was last updated at 12:11PM on May 2, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Gambling Helpline.