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Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori

Programmes

Te Aka Toro Early Intervention First Episode Psychosis Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Anybody can make a referral. Referrals should be made to Ngaa Ringa Awhina's Single Point of Entry Service. For more information, click here or call (07) 839 5146.

This service is for those aged 13 - 33 years, presenting with the first episode of psychosis.

For those aged 13 - 18 years, this service is provided in the Greater Hamilton area (Meremere to Te Aroha, Matamata and Cambridge through to Ohaupo, out to Raglan and back through Ngāruawāhia and Huntly.)

For those 18 years and over, this service is provided to areas within a half-hour drive from Hamilton Central.

Description

We are a kaupapa Māori Early Intervention First Episode Psychosis Service. We provide support to people experiencing a first episode of psychosis, aged 13-33 years old.

We offer:

  • A friendly, responsive and engaging service for those who might be experiencing a first episode of psychosis
  • A flexible approach; we can meet you in your own home or elsewhere, as appropriate
  • Assertive follow-up and support to you and your whānau/family
  • Advocacy - working together with you, your whānau/family and with appropriate agencies to support your wellbeing.

Contact Details

195 Collingwood Street
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

195 Collingwood Street
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

PO Box 1283
Hamilton 3240

This page was last updated at 5:15PM on October 20, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hauora Waikato.