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Taranaki DHB - Mental Health Assessment & Brief Care (ABC) Team

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Description

Taranaki DHB's 24 hours a day, seven days a week on site and mobile mental health assessment team responds to people experiencing distressing and/or debilitating mental health concerns across the region.

The ABC Team respond to in excess of 450 calls per month, many of these calls are self-referrals or concerned whānau. The ABC Team works with General Practitioners, TDHB Emergency Departments (both New Plymouth and Hāwera), Taranaki Police, other social service agencies, the public and individuals responding to requests for mental health assistance and advice.

Programmes

Mental Health Assessments

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

DHB Mental Health Crisis, Intake / assessment

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals to this service are accepted from a range of sources including self referrals/walk ins, public enquiries, GPs, other DHB services/ED/ward, social service agency referrals, concerned members of the public…

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Description

The team are experienced Registered Nurses and appointed Duly Authorised Officers (DAO) under the Mental Health Act (1992) responsible for undertaking mental health assessments as well as facilitating Mental Health…

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Intake Co-ordination & Consultancy Liaison

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals to this service are accepted from a range of sources including self referrals/walk ins, public enquiries, GPs, other DHB services/ED/ward.

Please contact us on Freephone: 0508 292 467.

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Description

The ABC Team provides Intake Co-ordination for GP referrals to north Taranaki Mental Health Services Monday to Friday 0800-1630hrs as well as on site Consultancy Liaison services to Taranaki DHB…

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Charges

No fees apply

Hours

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

This service operates 24 hours, 7 days a week. 

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 7 Jan.

Website

Contact Details

27 David Street
Westown
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

27 David Street
Westown
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

23 David Street
Westown
New Plymouth 4310

This page was last updated at 7:28AM on February 4, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB - Mental Health Assessment & Brief Care (ABC) Team.