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Supporting Families in Mental Illness - Nelson

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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83A Buxton Square, Nelson

Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, Motueka

Description

We support families and whānau to navigate through mental health services and agencies to get the help they and their family member need.  We provide face to face and telephone support, peer support groups, educational programmes for children, and self care strategies for families and whanau. 

Our service extends from Murchison to Motueka and Golden Bay, Richmond to Nelson and as far as Rai Valley.

COVID 19 - We are still accepting new referrals and providing support & information to families and whanau via telephone and/or ZOOM contacts during the COVID 19 lockdown period. 

Programmes

Support, Education, Information and Advocacy

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD), Eating disorders

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

We accept referrals from anyone who is looking for support for a family/whanau who has a family member with a mental illness or addiction.

Description

Supporting Families Nelson provides free support for families, whanau and carers of people with a major mental illness and/or addiction. We provide information, resources, education, advocacy, social and educational support…

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Family/Whanau Peer Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Eating disorders

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information on family whanau support groups please contact: 

The Manager phone (03) 546 6090 ext 3 email    

Description

Peer Support Group for those who support someone living with schizophrenia
Meets monthly at SF Nelson in Alma House
Please contact Vicky on 03 546 6090 or 
vicky.pomeroy@sfnz.org.nz for more…

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Children Understanding Mental Illness (CUMI)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or deanne.kilpatrick@sfnz.org.nz for more information.

Description

We provide a children's education programme for children under the age of 12 years who have a parent or sibling with a mental illness.

About Mental Illness - Rangatahi Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or deanne.kilpatrick@sfnz.org.nz  for more information.

Description

A five session educational programme for young people aged 12-16 years who have a parent or sibling with a mental illness and/or addiction.

Hours

83A Buxton Square, Nelson

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

COVID 19 - we are still accepting new referrals and providing telephone and/or zoom support and information to families and whanau during the Alert level 4 period. 

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, Motueka

Mon9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tue9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Thu9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL), English

Fees

All our services are free and completely confidential.

Parking

Plenty of parking is available at both locations.

Contact Details

83A Buxton Square, Nelson

Nelson Marlborough

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This page was last updated at 2:47PM on April 22, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Supporting Families in Mental Illness - Nelson.