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Friday Night Quiz Fundraiser For Lifeline

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 12:17 pm | LifeLine

Featuring Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jermaine Clement and others <img src="" width="720" height="378"> This Friday 24 September at 7:30pm, all of New Zealand is invited to leave their lockdown woes behind and test ... More >>

Lifeline calls up 38% compared to last lockdown

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 2:59 pm | LifeLine

Crisis helpline Lifeline Aotearoa is seeing an increase in complex calls as well as a steady increase in overall calls and texts as lockdown continues in Auckland. Calls and texts are up almost 40% compared to level 4 lockdown in 2020, and up more ... More >>

Lifeline Calls For Greater Connection And Resilience To Further Push Down Suicide Rates

Friday, 21 August 2020, 3:50 pm | LifeLine

In response to today’s news of reduced suicide rates, Lifeline Aotearoa’s Clinical Manager, Renee Mathews commented: “There’s a glimmer of hope here for New Zealand and yet, as the Chief Coroner has mentioned, this is cold comfort for those who have ... More >>

Lifeline counsellors to meet with Harry and Meghan

Friday, 26 October 2018, 9:32 am | LifeLine

AUCKLAND, October 24, 2018 – 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. More >>

Lifeline: Suicide affects everyone

Friday, 24 August 2018, 4:44 pm | LifeLine

The provisional suicide figures for the 2017-2018 period released earlier today show that 668 New Zealanders have lost their lives to suicide. More >>

Lifeline Expands to Offer Text Support for Those in Distress

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 10:25 am | LifeLine

Today, Lifeline announces the launch of its free text support service – HELP (4357) as part of its suicide prevention strategy to increase access to support for people in distress. More >>

Lifeline welcomes mental health inquiry

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 9:41 am | LifeLine

Lifeline welcomes the news of a Mental Health Inquiry to be led by Professor Ron Patterson, the former Health and Disability Commissioner. More >>

Lifeline urges Kiwis to not be bystanders

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:21 am | LifeLine

The provisional suicide figures for the 2016-2017 period released yesterday show that what we’re doing as a nation to prevent suicide is not working, according to Lifeline Executive Director, Glenda Schnell. “Despite having many great programmes ... More >>

Kiwis urged to Give up Their Coffee Today

Friday, 9 June 2017, 12:58 pm | LifeLine

Campaign kicks off urging Kiwis to donate to lifesaving support service to help deal with influx More >>

Lifeline Aotearoa experience high demand after quake

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 10:58 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa experienced a significant increase in demand following yesterday morning’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake. More >>

Lifeline launches ad campaign in fight for survival

Monday, 29 August 2016, 11:14 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa today launched a “Help Keep Lifeline Alive” campaign as part of its fight for survival. More >>

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 >>