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Mental Health & Addictions Service



We have a model of working alongside groups and organisations that acknowledges the strengths both parties bring to the relationship. We bring a broad range of knowledge, skills and experience in the areas of suicide prevention and postvention as well as broader areas of mental health and wellbeing. Our kaupapa is to share our clinical expertise through training, supervision, support and consultancy. We have a particular emphasis on the delivery of effective suicide prevention and postvention services to organisations and communities.


Community Postvention Response Service (CPRS)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health


All of New Zealand

Referral Process

CPRS accepts referrals for assessment of suicide contagion and clusters from the public, concerned communities and governmental and non-governmental agencies.

CPRS does not provide direct clinical input with any individuals.…


The role of the service is to provide support to a community when there is concern about suicide contagion or a suicide cluster (actual or emerging). CPRS team members travel…


Training and Consultation

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Training - mental health


All of New Zealand

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Please contact us to discuss how we can best meet the needs of your service. 

Call: 0800 448 908


CASA develops and delivers training that is tailored to the particular needs of groups and organisations.

We provide training to a range of government agencies, health professionals, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)…



Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Our 0800 448 908 number is staffed Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm.

Please note, most of our team work part time and may not be able to respond to your specific enquiry immediately.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English, Maori


CPRS service is free of charge.

Please contact us for more information on costs for Training and Consultation services.


We are a team of highly experienced people with clinical and/or lived experience of suicide working in the suicide prevention and postvention space.

All CASA Clinical Advisors are required to be registered Health Professionals and abide by their professional standards.


Contact Details

Contact List

Postal Address

PO Box 12088
Christchurch 8242

This page was last updated at 11:05AM on September 2, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Clinical Advisory Services Aotearoa.