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To help you maintain your health and wellbeing, we can help you find an appropriate agency for:

  • Accommodation
  • Budgeting advice
  • Counselling
  • Drug and alcohol problems
  • Gambling problems
  • Health services
  • Spiritual Guidance

Please contact your local Student Support Advisor for further assistance.

Useful Online Resources

Community Services

Sexual Health

  • New Zealand Aids Foundation - New Zealand Aids Foundation provides good information on HIV and related illnesses and a practical guide on safe sex practices.

Counselling

  • LifeLine New Zealand - LifeLine New Zealand is free counselling service and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All calls are confidential and non-judgemental. Call 0800 543 354.

Suicide Prevention

Rape Prevention

Alcohol and Drug Addiction

  • CareNZ - CareNZ understands how difficult it is to find freedom from addiction and we will support you every step of the way on your journey toward recovery.
  • Addictions Treatment Directory  - Addictions Treatment Directory contains a regionalised database of all the publicly funded addiction treatment and advice services available anywhere in New Zealand.)
  • Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Education - Provides information for Alcohol and Drug Education.
  • New Zealand Drug Foundation - The Drug Foundation has been at the forefront of major alcohol and other drug policy debates for more than 20 years. During that time they have advocated strongly for policies and practices based on the best evidence available.

Gambling

  • Gambling Helpline - Gambling Helpline is a 24 hour free-phone service that you can call to receive immediate support, as well as referral and information services for gambling problems.
  • Problem Gambling Foundation - The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand is a national non-profit organisation predominantly funded by the Ministry of Health with funds received from the gambling levy.

Mental Health

  • Mental Health Foundation - Provides free information and training, and advocate for policies and services that support people with experience of mental illness, and also their whānau (families) and friends.

Health

  • Ministry of Health - Provides a wealth of information on health and wellbeing issues affecting the peoples of New Zealand and the Pacific.
  • Māori Health - Māori related health initiatives provided by the Ministry of Health.