Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki > Mental Health & Addictions >

Able Minds

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

We are here to support families/whānau that care for someone with a mental illness or addiction. Our aim is to give families the strength and skills they need for a better life experience at home, in the community and at work.

Vision

  • Empowered by hope
  • Transformed by acceptance
  • Strengthened by community connections

Programmes

Family Support

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like to find out more, contact us at the location nearest you.

PDF

Description

Able's aim is to provide effective interventions for families/whānau dealing with mental illness and addiction.

This includes:

Education/Information
Able provide resources and information that may help you and the wider…

More

Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information on upcoming support groups, please visit our website or contact the location nearest you.

Description

Able provides various support groups, located throughout Otago, Southland, Central Otago and Waitaki. Support Groups give families and whanau the opportunity to make friends, share information, share stories, listen, have…

More

Focus Activity Centre

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact us to find out what programmes we are running:  

able
Ph: 03 455 1873
Address: 2 Calder Street, St Kilda, Dunedin
Email: activitiesdn@able.org.nz 

Description

Focus Activity Centre is a community-based environment for people with a mental illness, where you are able to focus on your recovery.

We offer a linking back into life, offering…

More

Children Understanding Mental Illness & Addiction (CUMIA)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child / tamariki

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information, please contact the location nearest you.

Description

Able Mind's CUMIA is an activity based programme for primary school aged children who have a family/whanau member with a mental health or addiction challenge, to aid their understanding in…

More PDF

Aspire Activities Centre - Alexandra

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like to find out more contact:

Able
Ph:
03 4489 303
Address: 28 Ashworth Street, Alexandra
Email: adminco@able.org.nz 

Description

The Activities Centre operates at the Able Rooms 28 Ashworth Street, Alexandra.

The Activities Center provides a supportive environment where anyone affected by a mental health issue can come to…

More

Eating Disorders - Family Support Group

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Eating disorders

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday each month 5.30pm-7pm

Please RVSP on 455 5973

Description

We are focused on providing support and information to people with a loved one suffering from an eating disorder. Coming together to discuss experiences, share ideas and develop strategies for…

More

Supporting Parents Healthy Children (SPHC) Co-ordinator

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Training - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

The SPHC Co-Ordinator will work with all mental health and addictions services in the Southern DHB area, upon request.

Description

The SPHC Coordinator will work across the Southern DHB area assisting all mental health and addiction services, adult and children services from the secondary and primary (community) sectors that engage…

More PDF

Suicide Prevention

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

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

Description

Able works with communities to promote mental health and wellbeing and support families/whānau, friends and others affected by suicide or suicidal behaviours.

Waves Suicide Bereavement Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Contact your local Able Minds branch to find out when the next scheduled group is to be held.  Email: waves@able.org.nz

Description

Able Minds runs the Skylight Waves Suicide Bereavement Programme at various times throughout the year. Waves is an 8-week programme that aims to support adults 18+ years old who have…

More

Charges

No fees apply.

Hours

Hours vary between the area offices - phone your local office to find out opening hours.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Website

Contact Details

100 Thames Street, Ōamaru

Waitaki

More details…

This page was last updated at 12:49PM on May 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Able Minds.