Mental Health & Addictions Service
Main Therapeutic Programme
- Programme Areas
Addictions - drug & alcohol
- Programme Type
Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions
All of New Zealand
- Age Groups
Adult, Older adult
- Referral Types
GP, DHB clinical services
Referral is generally arranged through a health professional, often a general practitioner, counsellor/psychotherapist/psychologist or psychiatrist. Urgent referrals can be made by telephone, while less urgent referrals can be made via letter, fax, email, or the website.
Access to our inpatient and day patient services differs, depending on how the prospective patient is to fund their treatment. Details of each main funding process are provided in the Referrers Guide attached. Funding types include:
- Private Paying Patients
- Ministry of Health
- Accident Compensation Corporation
- Ashburn Clinic Referrer's Guide (PDF, 9.4 MB)
A guide to the services we provide at Ashburn Clinic, and the pathways of referral to us.
Note: PDF downloads require the free Adobe Reader application to view.
This programme is attended by inpatients and day patients who reside in the Dunedin community and attend our Therapeutic Programmes during the week, Monday to Friday.
The main Therapeutic Programme is designed to help you communicate with others and understand the reasons behind your own difficulties. This way, you will be better equipped to make personal changes in your life.
The programme's structured day has an emphasis on group meetings, as well as individual therapy with your psychotherapist or psychiatrist. You will also take part in a range of activities, from art to housekeeping, which will be an important part of your therapy.
- A Window on Ashburn (PARTIAL, 4.8 MB)
A guide to Ashburn Clinic.
Dunedin - South Otago
(03) 476 2092
(03) 476 4255
496 Taieri Road
496 Taieri Road
Private Bag 1916
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This page was last updated at 10:08AM on December 2, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Ashburn Clinic.