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Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Valuing, respecting and utilising people’s mental health experiences

Ka wāriu ka whakaute a ka whakapau e ngā wheako mate a hinengaro o ngā tangata

Kites advocates equal opportunities for, and consumer leadership by people with mental distress and/or addiction issues.

Some of the ways we promote social inclusion and full citizenship rights are through: consumer leadership, peer support, facilitation, research and evaluation, anti-stigma and discrimination education and training, systemic advocacy, and through active partnerships & co-design.

Programmes

Buddies Peer Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

This service is only available to current inpatients at Te Whare o Matairangi or Te Whare Ahuru.

Description

Buddies peer support service shares the hope of recovery with ‘peers’ who are currently experiencing mental health difficulties. Buddies provides services to the acute wards in Wellington (Te Whare O…

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The Peer Tree

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

The Peer Tree is a community based, peer support initiative specially for young adults between the ages of 18-30 years old experiencing mental distress. Young adults do not need a…

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Description

The Peer Tree is a peer support service developed by Kites Trust in 2016, which provides community support for young adults in Wellington City who experience mental distress. 

The Peer…

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Fees

No fees apply.

Contact Details

First Floor
Riddiford House
94 Riddiford Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021

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Street Address

First Floor
Riddiford House
94 Riddiford Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021

Postal Address

PO Box 7017
Wellington 6242

This page was last updated at 4:22PM on March 19, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Kites.