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Nelson Marlborough Health – Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (iCAMHS)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Programmes

Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

DHB Mental Health Crisis, Intake / assessment, Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Eating disorders, Forensic, Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Description

Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (iCAMHS) is a regional service for infants, children and youth with serious mental health disorders and suspected psychiatric disorders up to aged 18 years. 

We offer a range of services and best practice interventions. For instance cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), case management, dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), group work and psychopharmacology. Our multi-disciplinary team  (MDT) is made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities.

Charges

No fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For emergency assistance outside these hours call:

Nelson/Tasman  0800 776 364 
Blenheim 0800 948 497

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 11:45AM on October 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Nelson Marlborough Health – Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (iCAMHS).