Life Resources

Alcohol & Drug Helpline

Dealing with an alcohol or other drug problem can sometimes feel overwhelming. Starting the journey of change can be challenging but life does get better.

You can follow other people’s journeys to wellness here, or explore the site to find your own way to a better place.

Family Planning

We offer confidential, non-judgmental sexual and reproductive health care.

Kids Health

Our mission is to provide accurate and reliable information about children’s health for New Zealand parents, caregivers, family and whānau


We are New Zealand’s only 24/7 helpline for children and teens, run by specially trained youth volunteers!


24 Hour Telephone Counselling. It always helps to talk. At lifeline, we’re here to listen

New Zealand Ministry of Health

The Government’s principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders

New Zealand Sexual Health Society

The New Zealand Sexual Health Society Inc is an inclusive multidisciplinary professional body dedicated to advocating and promoting Sexual Health for all in New Zealand.


Samaritans offer non-judgemental, confidential support to anyone who is lonely or in emotional distress

Suicide Crisis Helpline

Suicide.  It Affects Us All. Start the Conversation Today – Me tiimata te koorero i teenei raa

Smokefree New Zealand is there to help and support you in becoming smokefree

The Lowdown

If you’re stuck feeling bad we’ll help you figure out if it could be anxiety or depression.

Woman’s Refuge

We are a women’s organisation for women and their children, here to help prevent and stop family violence in New Zealand.


Our vision is to create communities, which relate to the needs of young people, respond to them and support them to achieve their potential.

Quit Smoking Community

Raises awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free.

Vaping Daily

Supports QuitSmokingCommunity‘s cause of promoting a healthier lifestyle through education and awareness.

18 actionable vaping tips

Quick and easy tips to improve your vaping experience.



How to become a midwife

Do you want to make a contribution to the community and start a career in midwifery? Here’s what you need to know about how to become a midwife.

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