Suicide Prevention Support in your region
There are Suicide Prevention and Postvention Coordinators across Aotearoa employed with different organisations.
Find out who to contact in your region:
Kia Piki Te Ora
Māori suicide prevention services are located in nine regions:
Northland (Whangarei & Kaitaia); South Auckland; Rotorua; Napier; Ōpōtoki; Whanganui; Christchurch; & Invercargill.
District Health Boards
There are 20 DHBs in New Zealand, each DHB has a suicide prevention and postvention plan and staff to provide suicide prevention and postvention coordination roles. Contact your local DHB for information.
Tiaki whānau, tiaki ora
Through the Centre of Māori suicide prevention, Tiaki Whānau, Tiaki Ora Whānau Champions have been trained to deliver Māori suicide prevention resources to their whānau and work closely with whānau to reduce the risk of suicide. To find out if there is a Whānau Champion in your area contact Pearl at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger call emergency services on 111