0800 METH HELP

The Meth helpline offers free, confidential phone counselling for anyone in New Zealand.


Call 0800 METH HELP (0800 6384 4357)

Talk confidentially about a meth or P related issue or problem. You can get:

  • Advice on how to be safer when using meth
  • Self-help material designed for people who use meth
  • A follow-up service where calls are arranged in advance at a time that suits
  • Brief but involved help with cutting down or stopping
  • Assistance with finding and getting treatment
  • Support to people waiting for face-to-face counselling
  • Support for whānau and friends of someone using meth

The helpline is staffed by trained counselors at Oddysey House in Christchurch. They are people with a range of experiences including lived experience of methamphetamine and other drugs. They’re not 24/7 but are Monday to Friday with flexible evening availability. Leave a message and someone will get in touch as soon as possible.

To talk now, call the Alcohol Drug Helpline. They’re 24/7 and can also arrange for the MethHelp Team to contact you later.

MethHelp TeamThe MethHelp Team is a FREE telephone-based counselling service run by Odyssey, a Christchurch based drug treatment service.

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