Covid-19 School Counselling Service

School Counselling Services

We will continue to offer support and guidance to students and their whanau while our school is closed.

During this time, our School Counsellor Denise Raymond, will be available between 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday.

Please contact her via email, txt or call mobile

Phone: 027 224 6599

Taking care of your mental wellbeing

Click the link for helpful advice from the Ministry of Health Website on maintaining wellbeing in self-isolation

Website help and Helplines for Young People

Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time to talk to a trained counsellor

Youthline – 0800 376 633 or free text 234 or email or online chat.

What's Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5–18 year olds). Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday, 1pm–10pm and weekends, 3pm–10pm. Online chat is available 7pm–10pm daily.

Resources and Support for All Ages

The Lowdown Helpline – 0800 111 757 or Free text 5626 Helpline – 0800 111 757 or Free text 4202

Lifeline – 0800 543 354 or Free text 4357 (HELP)

Samaritans – 0800 726 666

If you need Urgent Help

Call your local Mental Health Crisis Team

For Gisborne (06) 867 2435 / 0800 243500

If you believe either you, or someone you know, is in immediate physical danger to themselves or others, please call emergency services immediately on 111