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Te Whare Mahana Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Peer Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Please note: This service is for people in or residing in the Golden Bay area.

Description

The Peer Support and Advocacy Worker facilitates peer support groups based on client need and interest and supports service users/tangata whaiora in relationship building that may enhance personal and social skills in community settings by providing access to community recreational, employment and vocational services. In addition the person in this role can be a support person at appointments with doctors, lawyers, government agencies, care managers, and at home and hospital assessments as well as providing information on services available. An important service is assisting service users/tangata whaiora to understand the choices open to them so that they can make informed decisions about their own care as well as providing information to enable service users/tangata whaiora to make an informed decision about how to proceed with issues.

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Contact Details

34 Motupipi Street, Takaka, Golden Bay

Nelson Marlborough

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163 Commercial Street, Takaka

Nelson Marlborough

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This page was last updated at 10:32AM on July 30, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whare Mahana Trust.