MATES CAFE - Manukau NZ
MATES Cafe Facilitators:
Trained to be on call for someone in need, being a good MATE and helping them through a point of crisis in their life in a local cafe over a cuppa. Simply being there, really listening and helping them to find new direction and not about therapy, fixing or giving advice.
MATES Cafe Supports:
No matter who you are; adults, teens and elders of all gender, culture, ethnicity and personal beliefs. MATES are here to help you through the challenges and tough times; relationship breakdown, depression, anxiety, loss and grief, bullying, loneliness, isolation and other difficulties.
A Call-Out to ALL!
Can You Spare ONE Hour of Your Life to Save a Life?
MATES Cafe is purely about saving lives. Do you realise one person completes suicide every 13 hours in New Zealand because they are unable to stand the emotional trauma they are undergoing, often caused by relationship breakdown.
Every 4 minutes 1 New Zealander has suicidal thoughts and needs a MATE to turn to.
MATES need your help to drastically lower the suicide rate... are you with us?
Saving someone’s life can be to either: