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 (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.

Canterbury Charity Hospital
Free counselling at 03 360 2266

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

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Samaritans – 0800 726 666

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