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Hearts & Minds

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Description

Hearts & Minds is a community-based primary mental health organisation that provides psycho-social support, groups, and health navigation in the Waitemata region.

A referral from a GP, healthcare professional or approved agency is necessary in order to enrol in the free groups. Clients are welcome to contact Hearts & Minds directly for any enquiries.

Staff

All staff are trained to provide confidential, judgement-free information, advice and support relating to Mental Wellbeing, Family/Whānau Wellbeing and Community Wellbeing.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

Health & Support Navigation: Free. This is a no-cost service.

Wellbeing & Resilience Programme: Free with a doctor's referral or an agency referral.

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Office hours are from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Groups/Courses/Workshops are often held in the evenings and weekends, times are specified on the programme brochure and in the confirmation letters sent to participants. 

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (2 Jun), Matariki (20 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Health & Support Navigation

Our Health & Support Navigation service provides confidential advice, information and support related to Mental Wellbeing, Family/Whānau Wellbeing and Community Wellbeing. This free service assists people and families to identify and access support pathways in their local communities. Common issues and topics include: depression, anxiety, self-esteem, anger, addictions, relationship issues, parenting, counselling, support groups and much more. Simply call or email Hearts & Minds for free, confidential advice or visit the free online Directory of Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

North Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

A free service open to all people across the Waitemata region, the Health & Support Navigation service can be accessed by phone, email, and in person. Self-referral and doctor/agency referrals are accepted. 

Description

Our Health & Support Navigation service provides confidential advice, information and support related to Mental Wellbeing, Family/Whānau Wellbeing and Community Wellbeing.

This free service assists people and families to identify and access support pathways in their local communities.

Common issues and topics include: depression, anxiety, self-esteem, anger, addictions, relationship issues, parenting, counselling, support groups and much more. 

Simply call or email Hearts & Minds for free, confidential advice or visit the free online Directory of Support Services

Wellbeing and Resilience Programme

An accessible range of high quality, community-based groups/courses/workshops with a special focus on Mental Wellbeing. All programmes are delivered by qualified and experienced therapists/counsellors, who are overseen by our Clinical Supervisor. Groups/courses/workshops are provided in a safe and inclusive community setting, with a focus on positive psychology and building the resilience of participants. Topics include: Overcoming Anxiety Moving Past Depression Managing Anger Building Self-Esteem & Confidence Communication Skills Stress Management Art Therapy Overcoming Social Isolation (Friendship Group)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

North Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

GP

Referral Process

A referral from a GP, healthcare professional or approved agency is necessary in order to enrol in the free groups. Clients are welcome to contact Hearts & Minds directly for any enquiries.

  • Doctor's Referral Form (DOCX, 40.3 KB)

    To be completed by Doctor/GP and emailed or faxed to Hearts & Minds who will then contact the patient and inform them of available groups/courses relating to their area of interest/concern.

Description

An accessible range of high quality, community-based groups/courses/workshops with a special focus on Mental Wellbeing.

All programmes are delivered by qualified and experienced therapists/counsellors, who are overseen by our Clinical Supervisor.  

Groups/courses/workshops are provided in a safe and inclusive community setting, with a focus on positive psychology and building the resilience of participants.

Topics include:

  • Overcoming Anxiety
  • Moving Past Depression
  • Managing Anger 
  • Building Self-Esteem & Confidence
  • Communication Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Overcoming Social Isolation (Friendship Group)

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi

Public Transport

Located near a main bus route (Northcote Shopping Centre).

Parking

Free parking available on site, located at the back entrance to the building. 

Contact Details

65 Pearn Crescent
Northcote
North Shore City
Auckland 0627

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Street Address

65 Pearn Crescent
Northcote
North Shore City
Auckland 0627

Postal Address

PO Box 36 336
Northcote
Auckland 0748

This page was last updated at 11:55AM on December 14, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Hearts & Minds.