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MidCentral DHB - Tararua Rural Mental Health and Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Tararua Rural Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services



Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Accepts self-referrals, GP or community agencies for individuals, aged 18 years plus, in Woodville, Pahiatua and outlying rural areas. Our Dannevirke team work with children and adults.

Existing consumers/tangata whaiora are encouraged to contact their key-worker in the first instance.

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The service provides culturally appropriate assessments and treatment suffering from a moderate to severe level of mental illness. The Tararua team is a multi disciplinary team that aims to provide quality recovery focussed service. 

Supportive care / treatment during acute phases of unwellness, individual therapies and relapse prevention planning. Recovery focused work with individual clinicians.

Our Dannevirke location now has CAFs and eImpact Key Workers on site.

During business hours, MidCentral Health Community Mental Health Teams offers a mental health emergency service in their area.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:12PM on February 3, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by MidCentral DHB - Tararua Rural Mental Health and Addiction Services.