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Able - Southern Family Support

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 whanau support, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

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.

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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…

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Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

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…

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Employment Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

You may be eligible for this free service if you have a mental illness that prevents you from:

  • obtaining employment; or
  • staying in employment; or
  • interacting with the wider community.…

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Description

Employment Services offer people with a mental illness personalised on-going support to assist you on your journey towards employment and independence. Our team will help you find ways to have…

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Focus Activity Centre

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult

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: 2-4 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…

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Children Understanding Mental Illness (CUMI)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information, please contact the location nearest you.

Description

Able's CUMI is a model of practice which focuses on information about mental illness and "life enhancement skills" to assist children in dealing with the impact of mental illness in…

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Aspire Activities Centre - Alexandra

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes

Age Groups

Adult

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…

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Eating Disorders - Family Support Group

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Eating disorders

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult

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…

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Supporting Parents Healthy Children (SPHC) Co-Ordinator

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult

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…

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Suicide Prevention

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Description

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

Hours

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

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

No fees apply.

Website

Contact Details

34 Prince Albert Road, Saint Kilda, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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46 Kelvin Street, Invercargill

Southland

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28 Ashworth Street, Alexandra

Central Lakes

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This page was last updated at 3:18PM on November 2, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Able - Southern Family Support.