Where can I get more information and help?
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If you need to talk to someone other than emergency services or get further information about bullying, try these services and resources:
- Commonground - An online hub providing parents, family, whānau and friends with access to information, tools and support to help a young person who is struggling.
- Parent Help - Here to help parents with all parenting challenges from those everyday situations to the most serious issues.
Phone (0800) 568-856
- Family Services 211 Helpline - For information on (and direct transfer to) health and social support services in your area.
Phone (0800) 211-211
- Skylight - A national not-for-profit trust that enables children, young people, their family / whānau and friends to navigate through times of trauma, loss and grief.
Phone (0800) 299-100
- Netsafe – If your child is experiencing online bullying, contact Netsafe for help and advice no matter what your situation is. Netsafe’s service is free and confidential.
Phone (0508 638 723)
- Digi-Parenting - An online hub of resources designed to help parents navigate the complex world of young people online.
Helplines for children and young people:
Phone (0800) 376-633
Free text 234
- The Lowdown
Free text 5626(external link)
- What's Up - Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday,1pm - 10pm and weekends, 3pm - 10pm
Phone (0800) 942-8787 (for 5 - 18 year olds)
Online chat is available 7pm - 10pm daily
- Kidsline - for young people up to 18 years of age and open 24/7
Phone (0800) 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline)