*In a mental health emergency for you or someone else, please dial 111*
or your Mental Health Crisis Team Here
Want to get in touch with someone now? Free call or text 1737 to talk to a trained counsellor, anytime. Free, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
As an NZVNA member, you have free access to Vitae - for Vet Nurses in Stress. From time to time the pressures of our professional and private lives call for some external assistance to ensure we remain confident, capable and able to deal with whatever opportunities and challenges life throws at us.
Vitae offers a confidential counselling service and a 24-hour phone service that’s open seven days a week. This service also includes up to three fully funded counselling sessions with a trained psychologist.
If you are a member and would like to find out how to access Vitae’s counselling service, click here.
There is also an online form that you can fill in. This is a fully confidential service, however, you can also phone our 0800 number for further information.
If you are not a member we encourage you to contact Vitae directly on their 24-hour free-phone service on 0508 664 981. Costs will apply
Vitae also has an online article library with a wide range of articles on a variety of topics for you to read/access whenever you want. Some examples include articles around stress at work, personal resilience, staying well etc. You can find this article library here - http://www.vitae.co.nz/www.vitae.co.nz/article-library/
Please note: Vitae continue to be available during the holiday period, so please do reach out to them if you need support.