Useful Information

Health Agents and Information

 

Health Line -  Free telephone health information service for all New Zealand families - 0800 611 116 for free 24-hour health advice 


Family Doctors - Free health information and articles on medical conditions and services


Children's Health - Information on common health problems and conditions in children


Plunket Practical advice and support for parents of young children 


Senior Line -  Information for older people to make decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, homecare, day care and rest homes


Lifeline 0800 543 354


Youthline 0800 376 633 


Auckland DHB Community Mental Health Services  0800 800 717  


Mental Health 

www.depression.org  - Resources and articles on mental health and conditions.

www.mentalhealth.com  -  Resources, videos and articles on mental health and conditions.

www.mentalhealth.org.nz-  Mental health foundation of New Zealand 

www.calm.auckland.ac.nz  - Computer Assisted Learning for Mind, Developed by the University of Auckland. Resources, videos and articles on mental health and conditions.


Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 787 797


Gambling Helpline 0800 654 655 


Poison Centre  0800 764 766


Quitline  0800 778 778 

Medicine and Pharmaceutical Information

Pharmac - NZ pharmaceutical management agency 


Medsafe -  New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority