Support services and information for people with experience of anxiety and their family/whānau.
Free call or text 1737 anytime, 24 hours a day to talk or text with a trained counsellor.
Phone (09) 846 9776 or freephone 0800 ANXIETY (0800 269 4389) day or night. Support for family members or friends of people living with anxiety disorders and related issues.
Asian Family Services 0800 862 342 Professional, confidential, nationwide face-to-face or telephone support to Asians living in New Zealand.
GROW Mental Health
Phone or text 021 049 1360. A free service providing community support groups for mental illness and personal development, face-to-face or online. Illnesses include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, suicidal thoughts, PTSD, addictive behaviours and psychosis.
MHAPS (Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support)
Phone (03) 366 5815 for one-to-one and group peer support and Recovery Works programme to understand and manage moderate anxiety. Also offered are wellness recovery action planning courses, breathing & relaxation and mindfulness classes and a library of books relevant to anxiety management.
Mental Health Foundation of NZ
Phone (09) 623 4812 (Auckland) or (03) 366 6936 (Christchurch). Information on mental health conditions, where to get help and how to support those you love and care about.
Wellington Anxiety Specialists
Phone (04) 386 3861. A variety of therapy techniques for both adults and children and adolescents.