MATES CAFE - Te Kauwhata NZ
MATES Cafe Facilitators:
Trained to be there for someone in need and helping them through a point of crisis in their life in a local cafe over a cuppa. It's not about therapy, fixing or giving advice, just simply listening and helping them to find new direction in their life.
MATES Cafe Supports:
MATES are here to help people of all ages, gender, culture, ethnicity and personal beliefs through the challenges and tough times of life including relationship breakdown, depression, anxiety, loss and grief, bullying, loneliness and isolation
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: