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Southern DHB - Child and Youth Mental Health Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Southern DHB Child and Youth Mental Health Services are delivered by three teams: Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS), Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS) and Youth Specialty Service (YSS).

Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS) operates out of Southland Hospital, 6 Irwell Street, Gore and 19 Douglas Street, Frankton and provide assessment and treatment primarily to children and young people aged up to 18 years. 

Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS) operates out of 9 Moray Place, Dunedin, 24 Clyde Street, Balclutha, Hospital Street, Clyde and 2 Trent Street, Oamaru and provides assessment and treatment for children and young people aged up to 14 years.

Youth Specialty Service (YSS) operates out of 8 Moray Place, Dunedin and provides assessment and treatment for young people aged between 14 to 19 years.

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, Youth

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. We also accept direct referrals from clients or their families/whanau.

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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…

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Co-Existing Problems - Mental Health and Addictions

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth

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. We also accept direct referrals from clients or their families/whanau.

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Description

This community-based recovery-focused service provides comprehensive assessment, treatment, therapy and support for young people who are experiencing problems relating to both their mental health and addictions (alcohol or other drugs).

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Eating Disorders

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Eating disorders

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth

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. We also accept direct referrals from clients or their families/whanau.

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Description

This service provide a treatment programme tailored to the young person’s needs and may include: - individual psychotherapy, educational and skills groups, group therapy, family therapy, medical management, medication and…

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Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Youth

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. We also accept direct referrals from clients or their families/whanau.

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Description

A Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor works out of the Youth Specialist Service team and offers an outpatient clinic for young people aged 14 - 19 years and their…

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Youth Forensic Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Forensic

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals to the Youth Forensic Service come from Oranga Tamariki, the courts, probation services and prisons. The screening/triage information provided may include a summary of facts, the criminal list obtained…

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Description

The Youth Forensic Service provides access to mental health services for any youth in contact with the juvenile justice system who are in need of mental health screening, including AOD…

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Ward 9C Acute Inpatient Unit - Youth Beds

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

Nelson Marlborough, Central Lakes, West Coast, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals must come via a South Island DHB. See referral document for details.

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Description

Ward 9C has two South Island regional youth inpatient beds within a dedicated youth area. Adult patients are encouraged to avoid this area unless they are accessing their own rooms.…

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Hours

24 Clyde Street, Balclutha

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Fees

There are no fees for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the eligibility criteria set by the Ministry of Health. If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full cost of any medical treatment you recieve during your stay.

To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website www.moh.govt.nz/eligibility

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Contact Details

24 Clyde Street, Balclutha

Dunedin - South Otago

Child & Youth Mental Health Services operating out of 24 Clyde Street, Balclutha are provided by CAFMHS - Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service  

24 Clyde Street
Balclutha
Otago 9230

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24 Clyde Street
Balclutha
Otago 9230

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This page was last updated at 3:41PM on April 17, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB - Child and Youth Mental Health Services.