We acknowledge that both in New Zealand and internationally there are people who have been deeply affected by the events on 15 March 2019.

This stress and trauma affects people in different ways and at different times.

There are a number of ways that you can access help and support. If you, or someone you know needs support, please contact one of the following services:

Victim Support
0800 VICTIM or 0800 842 846

Ministry of Health - Need to Talk?
Specific help following the Christchurch attacks
Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor. Click here for more.

Youthline
Counselling support for young people
Free call 0800 37 66 33, free text 234 or for more options go here.

Canterbury Charity Hospital
Free counselling at 03 360 2266

Lifeline Aotearoa
0800 LIFELINE or 0800 543 354 or free text HELP 4357

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 or 0508 TAUTOKO

Samaritans – 0800 726 666

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