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Programmes

Te Aka Hono Tahi - Single Point of Entry for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Te Aka Hono Tahi accepts referrals from a wide range of sources including GPs, schools as well as self-referrals.

Description

Te Aka Hono Tahi (via Ngaa Ringa Awhina) is the contracted Single Point of Entry into child and adolescent mental health services in the Hamilton Central Cluster. Te Aka Hono Tahi undertakes screening of children and young people where there are concerns about their mental health, behaviour and any other co-existing problems (CEP).

Following an assessment, where indicated, Te Aka Hono Tahi will on-refer the young person and their whānau to the most appropriate specialist service. If specialist services are not required, Te Aka Hono Tahi will suggest other services which may better meet whānau needs.

In addition, Te Aka Hono Tahi provides consult liaison support services to professionals working in the Hamilton Central region.

Contact Details

195 Collingwood Street
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

195 Collingwood Street
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

Ngaa Ringa Awhina
PO Box 1047
Hamilton 3200

This page was last updated at 2:12PM on November 12, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Ngaa Ringa Awhina.