Useful Links

 Links to external websites within this section have been provided for information purposes only. Wellington Samaritans is not responsible for the content on these websites.

SPINZ stands for Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand. SPINZ is a national information service and its main role is to provide high quality information to promote safe and effective suicide prevention activities.

The Mental Health Foundation works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health and wellbeing. Our work seeks to influence individuals, whanau, organisations and communities to improve and sustain their mental health and reach their full potential.

Ministry of Health Suicide Prevention - Suicide and suicidal behaviour is a major social and health issue in New Zealand. Every year approximately 500 people die by suicide and each suicide has a profound impact on friends, family, whānau, and often whole communities.

Samaritans UK provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

Befrienders Worldwide work worldwide to provide emotional support, and reduce suicide. We listen to people who are in distress. We don't judge them or tell them what to do - we listen.

Citizens Advice Bureau can provide information to assist with almost any issue