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Description

Formerly Waikato DHB - Rural North Community Mental Health & Addictions Services

Providing specialist alcohol and drug and mental health support to the Rural North regions for Waikato DHB.

The Rural North team are centralised at Thames Hospital with services also delivered at satellite clinics in Paeroa, Coromandel, Whitianga and Whangamatā.

Please note, satellite clinics do not always have staff on site. Referrals and contact should be made via the Thames hub.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No fees apply.

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For emergency calls after hours, weekends and public holidays, phone the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Service on 0800 50 50 50.

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Alcohol and Drug Services

We provide alcohol and drug assessment and treatment for: clients presenting with moderate to severe dependency or complex multiple substance use clients identified as having a co-existing mental health problem

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in a location most suitable to the individual.

Description
We provide alcohol and drug assessment and treatment for:
  • clients presenting with moderate to severe dependency or complex multiple substance use
  • clients identified as having a co-existing mental health problem
Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

We provide assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental health problems.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in a location most suitable to the individual.

Description

We provide assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental health problems. 

Adult Mental Health Services

This service provides mental health assessment and diagnosis, treatment and advice to adults.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in a location most suitable to the individual.

Description

This service provides mental health assessment and diagnosis, treatment and advice to adults.

Mental Health Services for Older People

This service provides mental health assessment and diagnosis, treatment and advice to older people.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in a location most suitable to the individual.

Description

This service provides mental health assessment and diagnosis, treatment and advice to older people.

Opioid Substitution Therapy - Suboxone and Methadone treatment

The methadone treatment programme is available at 193 London Street, Hamilton and Thames Hospital.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz.

Description

The methadone treatment programme is available at 193 London Street, Hamilton and Thames Hospital.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Child / Tamariki friendly

Contact Details

45 Tiki Road
Coromandel
Waikato 3506

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Street Address

45 Tiki Road
Coromandel
Waikato 3506

Postal Address

Mental Health & Addictions Service
Manaaki Centre
P.O. Box 707
Thames 3540

This page was last updated at 11:48AM on February 10, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Rural North Community Mental Health & Addictions Services | Waikato | Te Whatu Ora.