Christchurch PHO - Primary Mental Health Service
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Christchurch PHO facilitates the delivery of primary care services to their enrolled population.
Please see below for the Primary Mental Health Service offered by the PHO, or visit the Christchurch PHO website for information on the full range of services. The PHO is also a member of the Youth Addictions and Mental Health Alliance (YAMHA) and can facilitate entry into these additional services, if relevant.
Primary Mental Health Service
- Programme Areas
Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol
- Programme Type
Community / social support (AOD), Non-acute specialist mental health community services
- Age Groups
Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult
- Referral Types
Referrals are via a Christchurch PHO general practice.
The Primary Mental Health Service includes both mental health and alcohol and other drug responses in primary care, for people who can be appropriately supported in that setting.
The Service includes general practice liaison, brief interventions (up to 5 with a brief intervention coordinator), an intensive clinical service for young people, access to psychology services, extended consultations with a GP or practice nurse, and targeted GP consultations for people with a serious mental health condition, and youth aged 14-24 years.
This Service can assist people with concerns such as anxiety, low mood, stress management, relationships and adjusting to work and life challenges.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Some out of hours clinics may be available.
The Christchurch PHO Brief Intervention Service will be closed from Friday 20th December and will re open on Monday 6th January 2020
All the very best for a safe and enjoyable Christmas, New Year and festive season from the Brief Intervention Team
This is a free service for eligible enrolled patients.
The Canterbury DHB funds the PHO Service.
(03) 3746 288
(03) 974 9854
027 457 4004
0800 746 242
88C Edgeware Road
88C Edgeware Road
PO Box 21212
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This page was last updated at 10:15AM on November 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Christchurch PHO - Primary Mental Health Service.