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Taranaki DHB - Community Outpatient Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Community Outpatient Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service must come via a GP referral or through the Taranaki ABC Team or Te Puna Waiora Inpatient Unit.

Individuals may also be referred via another DHB outside of Taranaki, when appropriate.


We are a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians including psychiatrist, psychologist, community nurse, social workers and occupational therapists. Each team provides assessment and treatment services at a range of outpatient clinics including Patea, Stratford, Opunake, and Waitara.

Our Community Mental Health Services are mobile and can be provided at the a hospital base, outpatient clinic or in the home, depending on the individual's need. Psychiatrist services must be accessed at the hospital.

Contact Details

Taranaki Base Hospital


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Hāwera Hospital


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This page was last updated at 9:37AM on September 1, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB - Community Outpatient Services.