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Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC)

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Information & Resources

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Training - AOD, Training - other addictions, Training - mental health



Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Anyone can call or visit our office/library at Level 1, 12 Hazeldean Road, Addington, Christchurch during opening hours Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm. Alternatively contact us by phone (03) 365 5344 / 0800 424 399, or via email -


Whether you are seeking help for yourself or someone else, MHERC can provide information and resources including:

  • Support: Friendly, knowledgeable staff to assist you in finding appropriate information and services to meet your needs
  • Library: Free public library with books, DVDs and CDs on a wide range of topics. An e-library is also available.
  • Resources: Brochures and fact sheets, including local support services available
  • Canterbury Mental Health Directory: available online here or hard copies can be purchased online or at our office - cost of hard copies is $12.00 plus postage/courier
  • Workplace Education/Training: Contact MHERC staff for further information about current professional development opportunities, as well as options for in-house training to suit your organisation's needs
  • Community Education: Occasionally MHERC delivers community seminars and workshops. These may be subject to funding availability. We recommend that you subscribe to our newsletters to be kept updated about these.

Please note that MHERC is not a clinical service, however staff are happy to assist you to use the Canterbury Mental Health Directory to connect you with local support organisations.

Contact Details

  • Freephone

    0800 424 399

Contact us online here

Level 1
12 Hazeldean Road
Canterbury 8024

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Street Address

Level 1
12 Hazeldean Road
Canterbury 8024

Postal Address

PO Box 32035
Christchurch 8147

This page was last updated at 3:19PM on July 30, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC).