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Lakes DHB Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services

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Te Ngako, 1144 Pukaki Street, Te Ngako, Rotorua

Taupō Hospital

Description

We have two Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction teams – one based at Te Ngako, supporting the Rotorua community, and one based at Taupō Hospital supporting the Southern Lakes community (Taupō, Turangi and Mangakino).

Programmes

Adult Community Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Lakes

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals can be made through the Lakes DHB - Triage Service.

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Description

Who Are We

We are a multidisciplinary team consisting of a clinical nurse manager, nurses, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists and manawa pou for cultural support.

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Lakes Opioid Treatment Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Lakes

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Clients can self-refer or can be referred by a medical practitioner or by other alcohol and drug services. When referred, clients are offered an appointment within 2 weeks.

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Description

This is a specialist service focused on reducing the harms of Opioid Dependence (uncontrolled addiction to morphine, oxycodone, methadone, codeine, etc). The service is part of Lakes DHB Mental Health…

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Perinatal Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health – clinical teams

Regions

Lakes

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals can be made through the Lakes DHB - Triage Service.

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Description

The Perinatal Mental Health Team at Lakes DHB provides support to mothers and babies and pregnant women who have mental health issues. The multi-disciplinary team members (MDT) discuss treatment options…

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Hours

Te Ngako, 1144 Pukaki Street, Te Ngako, Rotorua

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For urgent out of hours assistance, please call the Acute Response Team on 0800 166 167.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Taupō Hospital

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

For urgent out of hours assistance, please call the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team on 0800 166 167.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

New Zealand citizens or those who have obtained permanent residence are entitled to publicly funded health care.

Non-residents may be required to pay for their health care.

Click here to read more about eligibility for funded care at Lakes DHB.

Staff

Each community team has representation from psychiatry, psychology, community nursing, social work, occupational therapy and addiction specialists.

Our Taupō based services also includes primary mental health and addiction clinicians who work closely with GPs in the region and deliver talking therapies.

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Contact Details

Taupō Hospital

Lakes

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This page was last updated at 3:22PM on January 28, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Lakes DHB Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services.