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Mental Health & Addictions Service


Perinatal Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health – clinical teams



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

GP, Plunket nurse, midwife or Well Child Provider 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.


This service provides recovery-orientated treatment and support for mothers and babies. Support is provided to mothers who are experiencing acute deterioration in their mental health during pregnancy or during the first 12 months after birth.

We are based in North Taranaki but mobile services are available, when needed.

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.