3DHB - Crisis Resolution Service (CRS)
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Our service is for anyone in Wellington, Porirua, Kāpiti and the Hutt Valley.
Crisis Resolution Service (CRS)
- Programme Areas
Crisis / acute, Mental health
- Programme Type
Intake / assessment
- Age Groups
Older Adult, Adult, Child, Youth
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections
You can phone Te Haika, our 24/7 mental health and addiction contact centre, on 0800 745 477.
Or you can ask your whānau, friend or other support person to contact us.
Alternatively, your GP or another community health provider can refer you.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and you’re worried about your safety or their safety, we provide assessment and short-term treatment services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Once we’ve spoken with you or with someone who’s supporting you, we will assess you to decide what the best options are.
This assessment may be carried out at a clinic, in your home or at another agreed venue. We will discuss assessment and treatment options with you.
This team was previously known as the crisis assessment and treatment team (CATT team).
This service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To find out if you are eligible for healthcare funding, please see the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service website.
0800 745 477 (Te Haika)
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This page was last updated at 2:01PM on October 3, 2017.