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Southern DHB Child and Youth Mental Health Services

Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions

Programmes

Specialist Mental Health Community Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We accept referrals from professionals involved with children, adolescents and their families including Oranga Tamariki and schools.

The Youth Specialty Service also accepts direct referrals from clients or their families/whānau. The Child, Adolescent & Family Service (Invercargill/Gore/Frankton) does too, but not the Child and Family Mental Health Service (Dunedin/Balclutha/Ōamaru/Clyde).

Please call the location nearest you.

Description

This service provides comprehensive assessment and treatment for children, young people and their families who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems, suspected psychiatric disorders, or severe emotional and behavioural disturbance.

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Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:21PM on April 28, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Child and Youth Mental Health Services.