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CASA is not a crisis service and does not provide an emergency crisis service. For an emergency, please phone 111. To talk to a trained counsellor please call the National Telehealth Service on 1737 or text 1737 for support.  This service is free and available, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

CASA comprises a team of specialists based throughout Aotearoa. We deliver our services in both remote (telephone and email) and face-to-face formats depending on the needs of the people we are working with. Please use the address or 0800 448 908 to be directed to the service that you require. We will endeavour to return your contact as soon as possible (usually within 24 hours).

If you are concerned about someone’s immediate safety, please contact your local mental health services.

General enquiries

 General enquiries   0800 448 908

Towards Wellbeing (TWB) contact details

Towards Wellbeing (TWB) provides suicide risk assessment and management consultations for Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children staff via telephone and email.  Each office has their own clinical advisor whom works with that office.

Please note, all TWB Clinical advisors work part time. If you are unable to contact your clinical advisor and want immediate assistance, please email our helpdesk on and someone will respond within the hour during business hours.

General TWB enquiries     0800 448 908
Bex Petrie – Clinical Advisor  021 837 185
Cheryl Em – Clinical Advisor  021 837 156
Gabe Couch – Clinical Advisor  021 837 191
Jane Haste – Clinical Advisor  021 837 868
Kirsty Louden – Clinical Manager  021 837 032
Lauren Gaffaney – Clinical Advisor  021 837 174
Leigh Harrington – Clinical Advisor  021 837 478
Liesje Donkin – Clinical Advisor  021 443 919
Lisa Cheung – Clinical Advisor  021 837 295
Nicola Cribb – Administrator  021 552 951
Nikki Coleman – Clinical Advisor  09 448 3807
Sandra Palmer – Clinical Advisor  021 552 945
Suze Malcolm – Clinical Advisor  021 837 960
Pania Thompson – Clinical Advisor  021 552 941
Rachel Moriarty – Clinical Advisor  021 837 102
Tracey Barnfield – Clinical Advisor  021 837 068
Tracy Murdoch – Clinical Advisor  021 552 944

Community Postvention Response Service (CPRS) contact details

The Community Postvention Response Service (CPRS) provides support to communities when there is concern about suicide contagion or a suicide cluster (actual or emerging).  CPRS team members travel to the area of concern and work with local services to manage risk and contagion.    

Please note, the CPRS team all work part time and may not be able to respond immediately, but please do leave a message and they will return your call as soon as possible.

General CPRS enquiries     0800 448 908
Amanda Christian - Clinical Advisor  021 552 949
Cheryl Em- Clinical Advisor  021 837 156
Daryl Gregory – Kaitakawaenga  021 379 895
Eliza Snelgar – Kaiarahi  021 552 942
Nikki Coleman – Clinical Advisor  09 448 3807
Roger Shave - Clinical Manager 021 552 950

Training contact details

CASA is able to provide a range of services to community and private agencies including areas related to risk management, suicide assessment, and supervision of staff.  Please contact us to discuss how we can best meet the needs of your service. 

Please note, Maree works part time and may not be able to respond immediately but please do leave her a message and she will return your call as soon as possible.

Maree Inder CASA CEO & Training co-ordinator  021 837 685

Coronial Data Service (CDS) contact details

The Coronial Data Service (CDS) has been set-up to provide notifications to District Health Boards of suspected suicides in their region. 

The CDS team cannot provide information directly to the public about suicide deaths or trends. Please contact the Office of the Chief Coroner for this information.

Please note, the CDS team all work part time and may not be able to respond immediately but please do leave a message and they will return your call as soon as possible.

 General CDS enquiries     0800 448 908
 Roger Shave - Clinical Manager  021 552 950
 Nicola Cribb – Administrator  021 552 951


All CASA Clinical Advisors are required to be registered Health Professionals and abide by their professional standards.

CASA also abides by requirements of the Privacy ACT 1993 and The Health Information Privacy Code 1994