Taranaki DHB - Mental Health Assessment & Brief Care (ABC) Team
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Mental Health Assessments
- Programme Areas
Crisis / acute, Mental health
- Programme Type
Intake / assessment
- Age Groups
Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections
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 and Police.
Please contact us on Freephone: 0508 292 467
This service caters predominantly for adults aged 17-65 years but also works with children, youth and older adults, especially after hours.
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 Act requirements in their DAO roles.
The team has access to a duty Psychiatrist 24/7 and will facilitate assessments with a psychiatrist, if indicated.
0508 292 467 (follow the options given)
(06) 753 8633
Outpatients: (06) 753 7743 or call free on 0508 249 969
To confirm your outpatient appointment ph 0508 266 3476 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (06) 753 6139
27 David Street
27 David Street
23 David Street
New Plymouth 4310
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This page was last updated at 8:42AM on August 20, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB - Mental Health Assessment & Brief Care (ABC) Team.