Other contacts

In an emergency situation, please call 111. If you need to talk to someone right away, free call or text 1737 any time to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor.

Help and Support
1737, need to talk?
Available 24/7
Are you feeling anxious or just need someone to talk to? Are you feeling down or a bit overwhelmed? Whatever it is, we're here to help. Call or text us any time to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. Our service is completely free.
Just a Thought
Available 24/7

Free online support to improve your mental health. Easy to use anywhere, anytime. You choose. Best of all, it works!

This online tool is designed for people with mild-to-moderate symptoms of anxiety and depression.

COVID-19 Assessment Centres
For COVID-19 assessment, please call your GP or phone Healthline 0800 358 5453.

Healthline will provide guidance on whether assessment and testing is needed. If you cannot get through to Healthline you can also phone your general practice/doctor for advice.

For more information, visit the COVID-19 assessment and testing page on the Waikato DHB website