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Pegasus Health - Mental Health & Wellbeing Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Pegasus Health is a primary care network and PHO supporting many aspects of health and wellbeing in Canterbury.

See below for our Mental Health & Wellbeing Services or visit the Pegasus Health website for more information on the full range of services available. Pegasus Health is also a member of the Youth Addictions and Mental Health Alliance (YAMHA) and can facilitate entry into these additional services, if relevant.


Mental Health & Wellbeing Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Non-acute specialist mental health community services



Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types


Referral Process

If you or your family member want some help to feel better, talk to your Pegasus Health GP about seeing a brief intervention clinician.


Our Mental Health & Wellbeing Services include:

Brief Intervention Talking Therapies
People struggling with mental health issues can get up to five free sessions with a mental health clinician to assess, treat and / or refer to other health services if needed.

Our clinicians are English speaking, however interpreters are available if needed. Counselling sessions are free and confidential.

Free physical health checks
People on anti-psychotic medication or opioid substitution can get free physical health checks from their general practice team (Equally Well). This is for people 13 years and over and is for up to four visits per year.

Free mental health visits for young people
Young people aged 13 to 24 inclusive, can get free mental health general practice visits. This is for up to four visits per year.


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


This is a free service for eligible enrolled patients.

Canterbury DHB funds the PHO Service.

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Contact Details

Contact us online here

401 Madras Street
Christchurch Central
Canterbury 8013

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Street Address

401 Madras Street
Christchurch Central
Canterbury 8013

Postal Address

P.O Box 741
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 2:23PM on May 15, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Pegasus Health - Mental Health & Wellbeing Services.