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Southern DHB Mental Health Advisory Team

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Southland Hospital, Invercargill

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Consumers are the past, the present and the future of Southern DHB Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services. To ensure consumer and family, whanau participation in the development and quality improvement of service delivery, Southern DHB has Adult Consumer Advisors, Youth Advisors, and Family Advisors based in Southland and Dunedin.

The Adult Consumer Advisor, Youth Advisor and Family Advisor roles are part of the service leadership advising management and they do not provide individual advocacy or support.

Programmes

Adult Consumer Advisor

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Training - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult

Description

The Adult Consumer Advisor's role is part of the service leadership advising management and they do not provide individual advocacy or support.

The Consumer Advisors ensure that mental health consumers’…

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Youth Advisor

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Training - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Description

The Youth Advisor's role is part of the service leadership advising management and they do not provide individual advocacy or support.

The Youth Advisor has been appointed to represent the…

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Family Advisor

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Training - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Description

The Family Advisor's role is part of the service leadership advising management and they do not provide individual advocacy or support.

The Southern District Health Board employs a family representative…

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Advisory Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Description

Advisors provide advice and information to service users and their family/whanau and other supporters.

Hours

Southland Hospital, Invercargill

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

For out of hours crisis response, please call 0800 46 78 46.

Charges

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

Southland Hospital, Invercargill

Southland

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Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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This page was last updated at 11:38AM on December 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Mental Health Advisory Team.