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Able - Southern Family Support

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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

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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 community better understand mental illness or addiction. able also provide education on different types of mental illness with a key role of assisting family/whānau with problem solving and coping strategies.

Support
Able works with you to support your family or whānau member with a mental illness or addiction. We're here to listen, offer hope and encouragement, help you develop strategies for dealing with difficulties, and to create support networks so you and your family or whānau can cope with the impact of mental illness or addiction.

Advocacy
Able acknowledges the importance of the family voice and will support you to feel empowered to ensure that your concerns and your opinions are heard. able can provide practical support in your contact with other service providers if needed.

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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26 Ribble Street, Oamaru

Waitaki

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This page was last updated at 10:06AM on November 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Able - Southern Family Support.