Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides a wide range of recovery and rehabilitation services and our recovery approach focuses on the whole person – it's about having a real home, real relationships, independence, good health and financial security. Outlined below are our Mental Health & Addictions Services. For more information on our full range of services including housing and disability support, please visit the Emerge Aotearoa website.

Programmes

Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Community / social support

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides tailored and intensive treatment programmes to support clients in their immediate and long-term recovery from addiction and substance abuse.

Addiction and substance abuse occurs where alcohol or…

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Child, Youth & Whānau Residential Service & Community Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Residential alcohol & other drug treatment, Advocacy / group / family whanau support, Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based, Residential support

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

It's easy to know when your child has a fever, but a child's mental health issue can be harder to diagnose. Even a mild mental illness can have a big…

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Culturally Specific Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides a number of culturally specific services in order to assist clients on their recovery journey.  Our support workers come from a range of backgrounds and cultures, including…

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Day Programmes

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based, Supported employment

Regions

Northland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions please contact the Emerge Aotearoa office nearest you.

This service is…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa (Northland and South Auckland) offers a range of activity and recovery-focused day programmes which help clients to develop greater life and living skills.

Our Whariki Whaiora Family and…

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Deaf Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, Waikato, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions please contact the Emerge Aotearoa office nearest you.

Description

Support people who have a mental health diagnosis and are deaf or hearing impaired. The service supports clients with a recovery focused approach to help them reach their goals. We…

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Employment Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment

Regions

Wellington, Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions regarding Creativeworks contact our Christchurch office on (03) 372 1263 or…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides support services for clients with mental illness or disabilities to assist with the often difficult transition back into the workplace.

Emerge Aotearoa offers a service known as…

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Mobile Community Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides a range of community based services which offer flexible and mobile support for people who are living independently, but not necessarily alone, in their community.

These services…

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Multi Systemic Therapy

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

The Multi Systemic Therapy Service is a community based programme which:

  • Helps families/whānau manage very challenging behaviour such as truancy, drug use, offending, absconding, anti-social behaviour, criminal offending, self harm,…

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Peer Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

Our peer support workers have themselves experienced mental illness and had experience using mental health services, offering a unique understanding of the challenges clients using our services may be facing.…

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Primary Care Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support, Advocacy / group / family whanau support, Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

Physical and mental health are linked in more ways than many people realise. This means that taking care of one can often make the other much easier to handle.

At…

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Residential Rehabilitation

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Forensic, Residential support

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health and forensic teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa provides a number of residential rehabilitation options for clients who require 24-hour rehabilitative support. These services are provided in 'home-like' environments and are accessible to clients who are…

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Respite Care

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Respite

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

It can be challenging when someone is experiencing a significant disability, especially if the disability means the person is affected in lots of areas. Many families support their loved ones…

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Supported Accommodation

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

We provide clients with access to supported accommodation in the community, offering a range of both temporary and semi-permanent options.

Alongside this, we also provide ACC Supported Living Services to…

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Whānau & Family Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. However, if you have any questions or to find out if this service is available in your…

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Description

Emerge Aotearoa's Family & Whānau Support services offer support to families who have a loved one facing a mental health challenge.

Our support workers help to bring crucial awareness to families…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Contact can be made to our office hubs Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.

Please note, many of our services operate outside these hours.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (22 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (19 Apr), Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Easter Monday (22 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (3 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English, Afrikaans, Deaf Signing, Dutch, Filipino, Tongan, Tamil, Russian, Mandarin, Indian, Samoan, Spanish, Chinese, Fijian Indian, Maori, Cook Islands Maori, Serbian, Greek

Fees

Our services are free of charge provided the client meets entry criteria.

Staff

The team at Emerge Aotearoa is made up of qualified and committed people, led by a blend of skilled and experienced clinicians and mental health professionals. We work together to provide a range of tailored services to individuals and their whānau/families that promote their wellbeing. Our programmes are personalised to individual needs and we pride ourselves on our ability to respond with flexible and quality solutions. We strive for innovative, effective approaches to support people's wellbeing, and we are committed to continually challenge ourselves to find even better ways to help people achieve positive outcomes. In every aspect of our work we are committed to supporting people to live fulfilling lives within their community of choice.

Contact Details

8 Kennedy Place, Christchurch

Canterbury

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This page was last updated at 10:54AM on August 23, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Emerge Aotearoa.