Clinical Advisory Services Aotearoa
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Community Postvention Response Service (CPRS)
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Community based support - mental health
All of New Zealand
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.
Call: 0800 448 908
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 to the area of concern and work with local services to manage risk and contagion.
CPRS uses a community development model and works in partnership with local agencies and leadership, combining CPRS expertise and knowledge with the community’s own expertise and knowledge to guide and advise on the most appropriate response for each unique community of concern.
CPRS operates as an external consultation service that works alongside communities to facilitate a postvention response.
CPRS is funded by the Ministry of Health.
More detailed information about CPRS can be found in the CPRS Information Sheet.
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This page was last updated at 1:50PM on April 21, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Clinical Advisory Services Aotearoa.