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Tui Ora - Mental Health & Addiction Services

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Description

Tui Ora is the largest community-based health and social services provider in Taranaki.

For more information on Tui Ora's full range of services, please visit their website. See below for the Mental Health & Addiction services available.

Programmes

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Kaupapa Māori - gambling & other addictions, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Services are available to all age groups Māori and non-Māori, throughout Taranaki.

Self-referrals or referrals from other health professionals are welcome.

Description

This service provides alcohol and drug counselling. It is a community outpatient based service provided by trained practitioners who work from our Hawera, New Plymouth and Waitara offices. Services include…

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Co-existing Problems (CEP) Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Services are available to Māori and non-Māori, throughout Taranaki, over 18 years of age.

Self-referrals or referrals from other health professionals are welcome

Description

We assess and treat adults, 18 years and over, who have long-term mental health issues as well as alcohol and drug issues. Each tangata whaiora has their own caseworker working…

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Community Housing & Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Residential support

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Description

This service provides community-based, recovery-focused community housing services for people who experience mental illness. Our 24-hour care and support is provided by appropriately trained and qualified staff who support recovery…

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Community Mental Health and Addictions Clinical Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Community based support - other, Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Description

We assess and treat adults, aged 18 years and over, who need ongoing contact with a multi-disciplinary team that could include a psychiatrist, psychologists, nurses and allied health workers. Each…

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Consumer Advocacy and Peer Support

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Supported employment

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals can be made by a GP, whanau, hospital or community services.

Self referrals are also welcome and following a referral a team member will contact you.

Description

We provide a peer support service for those with mental health and addictions issues, aged 18 years and over. Each staff member has his or her own experience of similar…

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Day Activity Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals can be made via GP, hospital or community service or through self-referral.  For further information phone New Plymouth 06 759 4064 or email reception@tuiora.co.nz.

Description

Our programme co-ordinators provide a range of activities in conjunction with tangata whaiora and the community.  Our aim is to support you to develop community links that enhance your interests…

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Early Intervention Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Kaupapa Māori - gambling & other addictions, Community based support - other, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD), Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Young people and adults who have experienced a first episode of psychosis (or have presented for the first time with psychosis). People from any ethnicity can be referred.

Description

We assess and treat people experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time, or those who have already undergone one episode of psychosis and would benefit from early intervention. 

For…

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Gambling Support Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - other, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling, Venue exclusion for problem gamblers, Kaupapa Māori - gambling & other addictions

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Description

While many people gamble safely, a significant number of individuals, whānau and communities are negatively impacted by their own or someone else's gambling. Individuals hide it from their families. Communities…

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Taiohi Ora Youth Wellness programme

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Contact 0508 496 884 or (06) 759 4064 or email reception@tuiora.co.nz and ask for a referral form.

The service is aimed at:

  • Taranaki taiohi aged 12-18
  • Those experiencing mild -…
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Description

Taiohi Ora Youth Wellness aims to empower taiohi (young people) and help them develop emotional and behavioural resilience through a range of short term interventions that use a whānau-centric approach.…

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Kaumātua and Kuia Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Who is this service for?
Tangata Whai ora and whānau with experience of mental illness.

Accepted Referrers

  • General Practitioners
  • You or your Family/Whānau
  • Hospital based services
Description

Our kaumātua and kuia help address the cultural aspects of mental unwellness. They may advocate on behalf of clients or work with them and their whānau and help them access…

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Mental Health of Older People Service (Pāhake Whaiora Primary Care Service)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process
  • Community providers
  • TDHB (for secondary element of service)
  • Self referral
Description

The Pāhake Whaiora Primary Care service works alongside pāhake (older) people who are experiencing early stage dementia, and age-related conditions including mental health and addiction problems.  This community-based service is…

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Needs Assessment and Service Coordination Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Residential support

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Accepted Referrers

  • Mental health referrers

Who is this service for?

People 18 years of age and older, receiving services from Mental Health Services can be referred to the Needs Assessment…

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Description

This service assesses and coordinates resources for adults who require accommodation. It is available to clients already enrolled in existing mental health and addiction services. Our team works holistically alongside…

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Perinatal Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Accepted Referrers

  • Any other health Provider
  • General Practitioners
  • You or your Family/Whānau
  • Social Service Workers
  • Taranaki District Health Board (TDHB)
  • Health Care Workers
  • Kaiāwhina
  • Lead Maternity Carer
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Nurse…
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Description

We assess and treat pregnant mothers or those who have given birth and have experienced mental unwellness, serious mental health problems or alcohol or drug addiction.

The perinatal period covers…

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Taranaki Stop Smoking Service

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Smoking cessation

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - smoking cessation, Face to face smoking cessation

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

The Smoking Cessation Referral pathway is simple. People are referred via best practice (GPs), a smoking cessation form (TDHB) or TSSS referral form (all other referrers including self-referrals).

Accepted Referrers

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Description

The Taranaki Stop Smoking Service (TSSS) is delivered by trained Quit Coaches providing group programmes, clinics or one-on-one support.  The service is free, confidential and we can come to you…

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Suicide Prevention Service

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Description

Our service helps promote and co-ordinate existing regional services. This includes Suicide Prevention Taranaki, Fighting the Blues, Rural Support Trust Taranaki, Taranaki Retreat and Supporting Families in Mental Illness as…

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Taranaki Primary Connections

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

GP

Referral Process

Contact the TPC co-ordinator on 06 759 4064 or

Accepted referrers:

  • GP
  • Public Health Nurse
  • School counsellors
  • MOE
  • Taiohi Ora/CAMHS clinicians
  • LMCs
  • Youth Guarantee coordinators
  • Taranaki Rural Support Trust…
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Description

Taranaki Primary Connections (TPC) is a free Taranaki-wide service for youth and adults with mild to moderate mental health and addictions needs who cannot meet the costs of private counselling…

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Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

We close on 24 December 2019 at midday and reopen on Monday 6 January 2020.  

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 3 Jan.

Languages Spoken

Maori

Fees

No fees apply. 

We have a GP clinic Tui Ora Family Health where usual fees apply for consults and other associated services.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:14PM on October 31, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Tui Ora - Mental Health & Addiction Services.