Could this new smartphone app be the answer to reducing NZ's youth suicide rate?

  • 28/05/2018

Self-harm affects around one in five young New Zealanders, but hardly any seek formal help.

Is it because interpersonal communication is a lost art? Could our smartphones help bridge that gap?

Clinical psychologist Sarah Hetrick says yes and spoke to Duncan Garner. 

Where to find help and support:

  • Need to Talk? - Call or text 1737
  • Lifeline - 0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland
  • Youthline - 0800 376 633, text 234, email talk@youthline.co.nz or online chat
  • Samaritans - 0800 726 666
  • Depression Helpline - 0800 111 757
  • Suicide Crisis Helpline - 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

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