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Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Early Intervention in Psychosis

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service is restricted to:

  • Individuals aged 18 - 30 years experiencing their first episode of psychosis
  • Individuals under 18 years experiencing their first episode of psychosis and it has been agreed with Youth Specialty Service that EIPS is the most appropriate service for them
  • Woman of any age experiencing psychosis associated with pregnancy or birth, and first episode of psychosis.

Contact Details:

Phone: (03) 470 9950

Fax: (03) 470 9957

24 Hour Freephone: 0800 44 33 66

Description

The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service treats young people aged 18 - 30 experiencing first-episode psychosis, and mothers experiencing postpartum psychosis for the first time irrespective of age. The treatment is provided through intensive therapy, education, and support, to recovery in a safe and supportive environment by a highly skilled specialised multidisciplinary team. We strive to involve the client’s family and whanau as a key element of the client’s recovery.

Location:

Ground Floor, 154 Hanover St, Dunedin Hospital

Contact Details

Dunedin Hospital

Dunedin - South Otago

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Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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6 Irwell Street, Gore

Southland

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Southland Hospital, Invercargill

Southland

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19 Douglas Street, Frankton, Queenstown

Central Lakes

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24 Clyde Street, Balclutha

Dunedin - South Otago

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2 Trent Street, Oamaru

Waitaki

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Hospital Street, Clyde

Central Lakes

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37 Hokonui Drive, Gore

Southland

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This page was last updated at 4:02PM on June 20, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services.