To support the growing mental health needs of Kiwis emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, Lifeline Aotearoa (Lifeline) has increased its service capacity thanks to a $150,000 grant from nib foundation, the charitable arm of nib New Zealand (nib).
If you’re looking for any COVID-19 or self-isolation health advise and information, please call the dedicated helpline 0800 358 5453, (or for international SIMs +64 9 358 5453). If you’re feeling anxious or uncertain about Coronavirus, talk with our friendly telephone councillors on 0800 LIFELINE (0800 543 354) or text ‘HELP’ to 4357.
Lifeline's center in Christchurch recently held a volunteer evening to recognise the amazing contribution our volunteers make to the lives of those who reach out for help. It was a fantastic evening that wouldn't have been possible without the support of local businesses.
Lifeline Aotearoa applauds the Government’s response to the He Ara Oranga report into mental health and wellbeing and is backing its decision not to set a specific suicide reduction target.
Lifeline representatives will be meeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, on Monday 29th October in Wellington during their upcoming tour of New Zealand.
FlexiGroup New Zealand has become the second financial services provider in New Zealand to respond to Lifeline’s funding shortage, donating $72,000 to the suicide prevention helpline.
Today we’ve launched our largest fundraising campaign in our 50-year history and The 72 Club’s first single, ‘Piece of My Heart’ is out now! Prompted by the 27 Club, a group of young musicians whose unresolved struggles resulted in their tragic deaths at just 27 years old, we’ve created our own club – The 72 Club. Well-known artists including Suzanne Lynch and Larry Morris have recorded ‘Piece of My Heart’, a song made famous by Janis Joplin.
Simplicity, a nonprofit KiwiSaver fund, announced today a $72,000 donation, their largest ever, to Lifeline Aotearoa in support of The 72 Club.