Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Early Intervention in Psychosis
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Non-acute specialist mental health community services
Dunedin - South Otago
- Age Groups
Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services
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.
Phone: (03) 470 9950
Fax: (03) 470 9957
24 Hour Freephone: 0800 44 33 66
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.
Ground Floor, 154 Hanover St, Dunedin Hospital
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This page was last updated at 2:39PM on December 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services.