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Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Canterbury)

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Children Understanding Mental Illness (CUMI)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Maternal mental health - community support



Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact Yellow Brick Road directly for more information and programme times.


Children Understanding Mental Illness (CUMI) is a programme working one on one and in small family groups to help children understand mental illness and feel safe. Yellow Brick Road can also run holiday programmes for larger groups.

Contact Details

  • Freephone

    0800 87 66 82

  • Please leave a message if we are unable to answer your call and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Yellow Brick Road is not intended to provide an urgent out of hours service. Please phone 1737 if you need urgent out of hours help.

3/21 Birmingham Drive
Canterbury 8024

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Street Address

3/21 Birmingham Drive
Canterbury 8024

Postal Address

PO Box 22 098
Christchurch 8140

This page was last updated at 4:15PM on September 28, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Canterbury).