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Bay of Plenty DHB - Maternal Mental Health

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


The Maternal Mental Health Team sits within Bay of Plenty DHB Maternal, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (MICAMHS). MICAMHS also includes the Infant, Child & Adoloscent Mental Health Team, SORTED - Youth Alcohol & Other Drugs Service and the Incredible Years Specialist Team.


Maternal Mental Health & Addiction Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support, Maternal alcohol & drug addiction


Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For GP and Clinical referrals, please use the referral form attached.

Entry criteria:

  • Women who develop moderate to severe mental health problems during pregnancy and up to 12 months following birth.
  • Women who have a previous history of severe mental illness and are planning to become pregnant.
  • Current clients of CMH requiring specialist consultation who become pregnant

This service provides mental health services tailored for pregnant women and up to 1 year post-partum, with moderate to severe mental health concerns.

Maternal Mental Health services provide community-focused care, underpinned by recovery and harm reduction models.


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For acute assistance outside of these hours, please contact the Bay of Plenty DHB Acute Care Team.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


No fees apply

Contact Details

Whakatāne Hospital

Bay of Plenty

Whakatāne Hospital
Stewart Street

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Street Address

Whakatāne Hospital
Stewart Street

Postal Address

Corner Stewart and Garaway Streets
PO Box 241
Whakatāne 3158

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty

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This page was last updated at 1:28PM on October 22, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB - Maternal Mental Health.