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Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

We are a specialist Pasifika community mental health team providing services for Pasifika communities in Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti.

Programmes

Health Pasifika

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

All referrals must go through Te Haika - 0800 745 477, our 24/7 mental health and addictions contact centre.

You can be referred by your GP, family member, friend, parents or teacher (in the case of children and young people), Oranga Tamariki or other professional social or mental health services in the community.

You are welcome to have your ngutuare tangata/aiga/ kaiga/kainga/magafaoa/family, other support people or an advocate with you when you use our services.

Description

We provide services for children and young people (0 to 19 years) and adults (19 to 65 years old) in the Pasifika communities in Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti who have moderate to severe behaviour or psychological difficulties.

We can help you at our centre in Porirua, in your home or arrange to meet elsewhere.

Our services include:

  • clinical and cultural assessment and treatment planning
  • mobile care coordination and management
  • consultation, liaison and other work with community, inpatient and specialty mental health services/teams and other Pasifika health providers
  • mental health information
  • community services information.

Staff

We have a team of professional, qualified and trained staff that includes:

  • Pasifika cultural advisor/matua
  • Consultant psychiatrists
  • Pasifika adult and child/adolescent clinicians
  • Pasifika administrator
  • Child, adolescent and family clinical psychologist

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

We have adult clinic days on Tuesdays & Thursday from 9am to 4.30pm.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 21 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan.

Languages Spoken

Samoan, Tokelauan, Niuean, English

Charges

To find out if you are eligible for healthcare funding, please see the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service website

Contact Details

Free Ph: 0800 300 181

Ambulance Drive
Kenepuru
Porirua
Wellington 5022

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Street Address

Ambulance Drive
Kenepuru
Porirua
Wellington 5022

Postal Address

Health Pasifika MHS
Community Health Services Building
Kenepuru Hospital
PO Box 50233
PORIRUA

This page was last updated at 2:28PM on November 16, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by 3DHB - Health Pasifika.