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Lifeline Aotearoa fighting for survival

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 9:31 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa today announced it only has enough money to run for one more year. More >>

Lifeline calls for better support for mental health patients

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 12:40 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa supports calls to urgently address how to better respond growing numbers of mental health patients presenting in A&Es across the country. More >>

Dismay at threat to Mental Health Services in Canterbury

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 10:16 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa today expressed dismay at the news Canterbury District Health Board may be forced to cut spending on mental health services. More >>

Lifeline’s Christmas Appeal Launch

Friday, 13 November 2015, 9:42 am | LifeLine

Every 5 minutes someone calls Lifeline for help but demand over Christmas time can be especially high. This festive season Lifeline are expecting to help over 17,000 New Zealanders. More >>

RE: Chief Coroner’s Findings on Suicide

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 9:38 am | LifeLine

Tuesday’s release of the Chief Coroner’s provisional suicide statistics for the 2014/15 year makes for somber reading. More >>

Signs give help and hope in Hamilton

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:30 am | LifeLine

‘GIVE: your time, your words, your presence’ is this years theme for Mental Health Awareness week (5-11 October). In the spirit of ‘giving’ Lifeline Aotearoa will be placing semi-permanent signs around the Hamilton as part of a "For HELP ... More >>

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help

Friday, 2 October 2015, 9:17 am | LifeLine

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help. A recent international trend has started with high profile people raising awareness around suicide prevention. This is certainly a trend Lifeline Aotearoa CEO Jo Denvir supports. Some of the international ... More >>

Lifeline CEO says suicide myths don’t help

Monday, 7 September 2015, 4:40 pm | LifeLine

Most New Zealanders believe that suicide is a relatively rare event, but according to Jo Denvir CEO of Lifeline Aotearoa, this is simply one of many myths circulating our communities. More >>

Newly-merged Lifeline uses Rebrand to Signal Change

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:10 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline New Zealand rebrands to Lifeline Aotearoa, merging eight local Centres with new image and logo More >>

Lifeline New Zealand views recommendations

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:38 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline New Zealand views recommendations on media reporting of suicide as a "positive first step." More >>

LifeLine Christchurch has gone to the Dogs, thanks to Fletc

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 11:02 am | LifeLine

LifeLine Christchurch is a free 24/7 telephone helpline which takes over 15,000 crisis calls per year. The free service is only possible with the commitment of a strong team of over 100 intensively trained volunteer telephone counsellors. More >>

New Manager for Lifeline Northland

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 4:25 pm | LifeLine

Media release from Lifeline Auckland New Manager for Lifeline Northland Liz Cassidy Nelson is the newly appointed Regional Manager of Lifeline Aotearoa – Northland. Formerly the director and principal consultant of Aria Management, Liz has considerable ... More >>

Lifeline Aotearoa: Interactive Intelligence for Counsellors

Monday, 2 July 2012, 1:03 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearora has announced that it will deploy the Interactive Intelligence (Nasdaq: ININ) all-in-one IP communications software suite, Customer Interaction Center ™ (CIC), for use in its Auckland counselling centre. More >>

Wiremu Walmsley to Head Lifeline Aotearoa

Monday, 30 April 2012, 5:23 pm | LifeLine

Wiremu Walmsley, previously manager for Raukura Hauora O Tainui in Counties Manukau, has joined Lifeline Aotearoa to head the organisation’s suicide prevention education division. More >>

Gambling Helpline, Kidsline work together on gambling

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 1:35 pm | LifeLine

Two of the country’s leading helplines, Gambling Helpline and Kidsline, have agreed to work more closely together, providing a consistent approach towards helping families and individuals affected by problem gambling More >>

Suicide Prevention Helpline Extends Hours 0508 TAUTOKO

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 10:21 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa’s toll-free, National Suicide Prevention Helpline is extending its service hours. The helpline known as 0508 TAUTOKO is now open from 12 Midday to12 Midnight, 7 days a week. 0508 TAUTOKO is a crisis support service for anyone ... More >>

Talking about Suicide Saves Lives

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 1:45 pm | LifeLine

“Unfortunately, everyone has a suicide story,” says Lifeline Aotearoa CEO, Jo Denvir. The leading helplines organisation is preparing for World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September by issuing a call to all New Zealanders to talk more about suicide. More >>

Lifeline launches volunteer recruitment campaign

Friday, 24 June 2011, 11:41 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa is searching for new volunteers to train for its telephone counselling programme, as the organisation celebrates this year’s Volunteer Awareness Week. More >>

Bullying calls on the increase, says Kidsline

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 11:25 am | LifeLine

Kidsline has seen an 11% increase in calls from under 14’s because of bullying, and an increase of 87% in calls relating to electronic bullying, says Lifeline Aotearoa CEO, Jo Denvir. More >>

People Throughout New Zealand Desperate to Talk

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 2:08 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa has noticed a surge in phonecalls from people throughout New Zealand, who just need someone to talk to, says Lifeline Aotearoa CEO Jo Denvir. Volunteers have been called in from around Auckland to ensure all available lines are fully ... More >>



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