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For emergencies in New Zealand, please call 111 111 straight away for immediate help.

For urgent mental health support, contact the Crisis Assessment Teams (CATs) across the country. Find the nearest team on the Ministry of Health website: Crisis Assessment Teams in NZ or visit the Mental website.

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