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Waikato DHB - Triage Service

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Programmes

Triage Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Non-urgent referrals can be received from any source (i.e. G.P, self, family) and by any method (i.e. fax, BPAC, letter, telephone), including self-presentations to community mental health services, based at 193 London Street.

As Triage is a non-urgent service, any urgent referrals must go directly to the Crisis team on 0800505050

Description

The Triage service is based in Hamilton and provides a single point of entry for non-urgent referrals to adult mental health service between 8am to 4.30pm, 7 days a week.

The service undertakes initial screening and assessment (telephone or face-to-face) of referrals to ascertain whether a comprehensive assessment is indicated within the community mental health service; or alternatively, to provide appropriate advice &/or facilitate an assisted referral to another service provider, such as a community based Non-Government Organisations (NGO’s).

Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 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 on all public holidays.

Contact Details

193 London Street
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

193 London Street
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

Private Bag 3200
Hamilton 3240

This page was last updated at 1:14PM on December 17, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Waikato DHB - Triage Service.