“When we are dealing with an event that is out of our control like the Napier Flood, it is a natural reaction to feel stress, anxiety, worry, concern, and frustration. Services in our community are available to support and assist you to work through the emotional effects of the flood. The options below outline some of these services.”
When we are dealing with an event that is out of our control like the Napier flood, it is a natural reaction to feel stress, anxiety, worry, concern and frustration. Services in our community are available to help you to work through the emotional effects of the flood. The options below outline some of these services.
Contact your GP (doctor) and let them know that you have been impacted by the Napier flood, and that is affecting your health. A number of GPs have nurses with skills in supporting people with mental and emotional health issues – so you may be able to work with a practise nurse.
If you have URGENT mental health concerns contact 0800 112 334, your local Emergency Mental Health Service, or in an emergency always call 111.
Family and friends are a great source of support. You may also have connections with church or other groups able to provide support.
For a free and confidential counselling line: Call or text 1737 or Youthline: Call 0800 376 6338 or visit Youthline
You may be able to access an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) at you work place.
Elder Abuse Response Service: Call 0800 32 668 65
Women’s Refuge: Call 0800 733 843
Alcohol Drug Helpline: Call 0800 787 797
Lifeline: Call 0800 376 633
Multicultural Association Hawke's Bay: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Asian Family Services: Call 0800 862 342 or visit Asian Family Services
Victim Support is an independent incorporated society that provides a free 24 / 7 community response to help victims of serious trauma and crime. Volunteers are at the heart of our service.
Our free service provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims. This support helps victims find strength, hope and safety in the face of grief and trauma at what may be the worst time of their life.
Get help: 0800 victim – (0800 842 846) or visit Victim Support
Call Tīhei Mauri Ora 0800 221 334
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