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Stepping Stone Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

The Stepping Stone Trust (SST) is a not-for-profit Charitable Trust offering residential and community based support services for people experiencing mental illness.

Stepping Stone Trust is a member of the Youth Addictions and Mental Health Alliance (YAMHA) and can facilitate entry into these additional services, if relevant.

Programmes

Adult Residential

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services or general practice.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.

Description

Our Adult Residential Services provide assistance to people in their day-to-day recovery. Staff support people to maintain helpful daily routines, to live well with others, and to reach their goals,…

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Youth Residential

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.

Description

Our Youth Residential Services provides a stable, supportive environment for young people who need assistance with their recovery throughout each day. Young people are supported to attend their personal programmes…

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Co-Existing Problems Residential

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Residential alcohol & other drug treatment, Residential support

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services or general practice.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.

Description

Our Residential Services provide assistance to adults struggling with co-existing problems - mental health and addictions. Staff support people to maintain helpful daily routines, to live well with others, and…

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Crisis Respite (Adult / Youth)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services, Respite

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

All Youth Respite referrals come through Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services.

Adult Crisis Respite referrals usually come through Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services but can also come from…

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Description

Adult and Youth Crisis Respite is provided to manage times of crisis.

Our Youth Service has one bed in total for respite in the residential facility. The Adult Service has…

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Peer-Led Planned Respite (Adult / Youth)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Respite

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

All Youth Respite referrals come through Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services. 

Adult Planned Respite days are allotted by GPs annually and clients can self-refer on an as needed basis.…

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Description

Our Youth Service has one bed in total for respite in the residential facility. The Adult Service has 6 Peer-Led Planned Respite beds.

All of our Adult Respite Services provide…

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Community Support Work

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services or general practice.

Referrals can also come via Community Support Services Access Pathway (CAP).

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Description

Community Support Workers visit people in their own homes on a weekly basis. This support is utilised to assist people in maintaining wellbeing, and achieving their goals.

Mobile Medication

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.

Description

Our Mobile Medication Service assists people to stay well by supporting them in taking medication regularly. Staff visit people in their own homes, delivering their medication and monitoring their wellbeing.

Youth Mobile

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.

Description

Youth Mobile is an intensive support option, with staff visiting young people in their own homes as frequently as required, with daily visits an option in times of crisis.

Family Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services, or via referral from any agency working with the family.

Please see here for referral forms…

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Description

The Family Support service provides support to children and young people (aged 7-16) whose parents experience mental illness. This service provides education, support and fun activities for the children and…

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Adult Emergency Housing

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service occurs via referral from Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.

Description

We have a limited number of beds available for those needing short-term accommodation while permanent accommodation is found. This service operates in conjunction with our Planned Respite service.

MindWise

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We invite referrals for the programme, however, candidates will likely be placed on a waiting list and contacted prior to a subsequent group for a screening appointment to ensure mutually…

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Description

MindWise was established in 2016 as a joint initiative pilot programme by Stepping Stone Trust and the MindSight programme of the CDHB Adult Specialist Mental Health Service to help people…

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Community Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service can occur for a young person by self-referral, or a parent/caregiver or school staff member arranging an appointment. This service is run in conjunction with Purapura…

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Description

This is a brief intervention service, offering young people up to six sessions to assist them to manage mild to moderate mental health and addiction issues. Young people can be…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Residential services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Adult crisis respite referrals can be made at any time.

For all other services, admissions and referrals need to occur during office hours. Office is closed public holidays.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

There are no fees for clients who meet DHB or GP referral criteria.

Some services are additionally available to fee-paying clients. Please enquire for more information.

Contact Details

126 Lincoln Road
Spreydon
Christchurch
Canterbury 8024

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Street Address

126 Lincoln Road
Spreydon
Christchurch
Canterbury 8024

Postal Address

PO Box 33 103
Barrington
Christchurch 8244

This page was last updated at 12:10PM on May 24, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Stepping Stone Trust.