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Mental Health Advocacy Service

Mental Health & Addictions Service


9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.


The Mental Health Advocacy Service is a free service which works in partnership with you to advocate on your behalf or support you to be respected, to have your rights heard and obtain the services you need.

Mental Health Advocacy Service is managed by CARE Marlborough Inc.


Mental Health Advocacy Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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


Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact us directly. Our Advocates are often out and about helping clients around our community, so please know, we will definitely do our best to contact you as soon as we are able to.


We can:

  • Listen to your concerns
  • Give you information about your rights
  • Assist you to identify and clarify issues
  • Support you in the actions you take to resolve your concerns
  • Help with conflict resolution
  • Information and access to life skills/work skills programmes
  • Advice and information on peer support networks
  • Support you at meetings with psychiatrists, doctors, WINZ, Mental Health Services, Lawyers and other community or government agencies
  • Assist you to write letters, put advance directives in place, indentify other services and/or people that may be useful


9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


No fees apply


Contact Details

68 Seymour Street, Blenheim

Nelson Marlborough

68 Seymour Street
Marlborough 7201

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Street Address

68 Seymour Street
Marlborough 7201

This page was last updated at 4:04PM on July 2, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Mental Health Advocacy Service.