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Returned and Services Association (RSA)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Every day the RSA movement helps all current and former service personnel and their families get the support they need.

Programmes

Support for current and former service personnel and their families

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - mental health, Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health, Supported employment

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For 24/7 confidential support spanning both telephone and face-to-face support, call 0800 NZDF4U (0800 693 348).

Referrals to the RSA can also be made to our Support Services Team during normal working hours, Monday to Sunday.

Click here to contact the Support Services Team near you.

Alternatively, referrals can be made to RNZRSA National Head Office during normal working hours, Monday to Friday only:

Description

RSA supports all service personnel, ex-serving and their families, including ex-commonwealth services and traditional allies (e.g. USA). You don't have to be an RSA member or have served overseas to get advice and support from us.

For 24/7 confidential support spanning both telephone and face-to-face support, call 0800 NZDF4U (0800 693 348).

A local support person can connect with you and your family, help you to establish and access the support you need and stay with you during the process, if you would like. 

RSA provides support for:

Health and Wellbeing

Long term physical, mental and social health is important to maintaining a good quality of life for anyone who is in service or has served. 

Financial Support

If you are in need of financial support, you can apply for assistance online. 

Career Transition

When it's time for a soldier, sailor or airman to leave the military, there are steps they can take to make this life-changing transition more successful.

Adventure Activities

RSA can help fund up to $500 towards outdoor activities for current and ex-service personnel, and their families. 

For more information on the above, see the RSA website.

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Head office hours as above.

For 24/7 confidential support, call 0800 NZDF4U (0800 693 348).

Fees

No fees apply.

Staff

Most of the RSA team are ex-servicemen and women who have a shared experience and understanding with those they support.

Website

Contact Details

  • 24/7 Support Line

    0800 NZDF4U (0800 693 348)

Click here to contact the Support Services Team near you.

ANZAC House
181 Willis Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

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Street Address

ANZAC House
181 Willis Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

Postal Address

PO Box 27248
Wellington 6141

This page was last updated at 12:06PM on September 30, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Returned and Services Association (RSA).