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3DHB - Te Haika (Mental Health Contact Centre)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Our service is for everyone from Wellington, Porirua, Kāpiti, the Hutt Valley and the Wairarapa.

If you are concerned about your safety or the safety of someone you care for, call the emergency services on 111 for an immediate response.

Programmes

Te Haika

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Wellington, Wairarapa, Hutt

Age Groups

Older Adult, Adult, Child, Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 745 477

Fax referrals: (04) 918 2284

Email: tehaika@ccdhb.org.nz 

Description

Te Haika is a mental health and addictions contact centre for people in crisis or experiencing moderate to severe mental health or addiction problems. It is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by mental health and addiction professionals.

Our service is for everyone from Wellington, Porirua, Kāpiti, the Hutt Valley and the Wairarapa. You can request help or a referral to a mental health or addiction service, or you may have questions you want answered by a mental health or substance dependency professional.

If someone you care for is mentally unwell, they may be able to be seen and treated in their home or seen and treated in an inpatient mental health unit.

If you or a family member or friend who you are supporting is experiencing a crisis we can refer you to our Crisis Resolution Service (formerly our CATT team) who will provide help as soon as possible.

Hours

This service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Fees

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

Staff

Te Haika is staffed by mental health and addiction professionals.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:58AM on November 16, 2017. This information is reviewed and edited by 3DHB - Te Haika (Mental Health Contact Centre).