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Family Mental Health Support Inc

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Enhancing the well-being of family and whānau who are supporting someone with mental illness and/or addiction.

Our service covers the Aoraki region, including Timaru, Waimate, Twizel, Fairlie, Geraldine, Pleasant Point and Temuka.

Programmes

Family Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We recieve referrals from all sources, including self-referrals.

FAMHS works closely with South Canterbury DHB Mental Health & Addiction Services.

Description

The family support staff are registered nurses who offer a range of support options which might include information and education about mental illness and addiction, problem-solving, crisis planning and liaison/advocacy…

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Community Education

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Training - AOD, Training - mental health

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

You are welcome to call at the office for information.

Description

FAMHS promotes community awareness and understanding of mental illness and addiction. The nurses can provide education, on request, to all sectors of the community.

We also provide:

  • pamphlets
  • books
  • DVDs…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Flexible appointments are available.

In a mental health emergency, please phone the South Canterbury DHB - TACT Team on 0800 277 997.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

Although our family support service is free, we welcome the support of new financial members.

Annual subscriptions are payable in July each year and the fees are:

$10 unwaged
$20 waged

Contact Details

77 Grey Road, Timaru

South Canterbury

  • Office

    (03) 684 4523

77 Grey Road
Timaru
Canterbury 7910

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Street Address

77 Grey Road
Timaru
Canterbury 7910

This page was last updated at 3:17PM on March 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Mental Health Support Inc.