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Pou Whakaaro

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Community Health


Pou Whakaaro for Recovery

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)


Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our office is at 1 Bracken Street, Whakatāne. You are welcome to pop in, or call us on (07) 308 9430. You can also email Tangi to find out how we can help.


Offers a Peer Support Service for people with an experience of mental illness and/or addiction issues.

Pou Whakaaro for Recovery offers:

  • One on one and group support
  • Advocacy
  • Information and referral to other services
  • Journey through life (recovery plan)
  • Meetings and events (guest speakers)
  • Support with healthy lifestyles


Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:17AM on February 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Pou Whakaaro.