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Waikato DHB - Rural North Community Mental Health & Addictions Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

The Rural North team are centralised at Thames Hospital with services also delivered at satellite clinics in Paeroa, Coromandel, Whitianga and Whangamatā.

Please note, satellite clinics do not always have staff on site. Referrals and contact should be made via the Thames hub.

Programmes

Alcohol and Drug Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in…

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Description
We provide alcohol and drug assessment and treatment for:
  • clients presenting with moderate to severe dependency or complex multiple substance use
  • clients identified as having a co-existing mental health problem…

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Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in…

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Description

We provide assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental health problems. 

Adult Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in…

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Description

This service provides mental health assessment and diagnosis, treatment and advice to adults.

Mental Health Services for Older People

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz. All referrals are centralised in our Thames base and then service provision will be recommended in…

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Description

This service provides mental health assessment and diagnosis, treatment and advice to older people.

Opioid Substitution Therapy - Suboxone and Methadone treatment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral please call 0800 080 339 or email us on ruralnorthsector@waikatodhb.health.nz.

Description

The methadone treatment programme is available at 193 London Street, Hamilton and Thames Hospital.

Charges

No fees apply.

Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For emergency calls after hours, weekends and public holidays, phone the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Service on 0800 50 50 50.

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.