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Mental Health & Addictions Service


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


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.


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 with family/whānau to meet the guidelines.

The aim of the role is to support and promote positive family relationships and the social and emotional development of all children.

The co-ordinator will assist to strengthen family/whānau centered "best practice" at the personal, service practice and organisational levels. This will include identifying and supporting the professional development of the workforce to recognise and respond to the needs of the children and their family/whānau.

  • SPHC Directory - Mar 2020 (PDF, 1.9 MB)
    Supporting Parents Healthy Children Community Directory of mental health, addictions and family services for the Otago/Southland region.

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