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Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Family Whānau Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Self referrals are accepted.  With consent, you can make a referral for someone else.  There is no referral form to fill out, simply contact us with your details and we will take it from there.

If you live outside the Greater Wellington Region we can connect you with one of the Supporting Families branches in your region.

Description

Family and whanau need access to services that support and enhance their wellbeing.  Our service can recognise and build on the resilience of the family/whanau, understand and affirm their experience of supporting someone with a mental illness or addiction, and provide information, advocacy, and support.  Support for children, Maori and Pasifika whanau available.

  • Face to face and telephone support

  • Information about mental illness, addictions, and treatment options

  • Support with communications and understanding family dynamics

  • Encouragement and support to develop coping and self-care strategies

  • Liaison with Mental Health and Community Services

  • Advocacy with all services and agencies

  • Specialist support for children

  • Family/whanau support groups

Contact Details

14 Hartham Place, Porirua

Wellington

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173-175 Victoria Street, Wellington

Wellington

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This page was last updated at 10:09AM on March 20, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Atareira.