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Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Nelson)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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83A Buxton Square, Nelson

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, Motueka

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

Description

We support families and whānau to navigate through mental health services and agencies to get the help they and their family member need.  We provide face to face and telephone support, peer support groups, educational programmes for children, and self care strategies for families and whanau. 

Our service extends from Murchison to Motueka and Golden Bay, Richmond to Nelson and as far as Rai Valley.

COVID 19 - We are still accepting new referrals and providing support & information to families and whanau via telephone and/or ZOOM contacts during the COVID 19 lockdown period. 

Programmes

Support, Education, Information and Advocacy

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Eating disorders

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

We accept referrals from anyone seeking support for a family/whanau who has a family member with a mental illness or addiction.    www.yellowbrickroad.org.nz 

Description

Yellow Brick Road - Nelson provides free support for families, whanau and carers of people with a major mental illness and/or addiction. We provide information, resources, education, advocacy, social and…

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Family/Whanau Peer Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information on family whanau support groups please contact: 

The Manager phone (03) 546 6090 ext 3 email susan@yellowbrickroad.org.nz

Description

Peer Support Group for those who support someone living with bipolar disorder

Meets monthly at SF Nelson in Alma House
Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or
deanne.@yellowbrickroad.org.nz for…

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Children Understanding Mental Illness (CUMI)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child / tamariki

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or deanne@yellowbrickroad.org.nz for more information.

Description

We provide a children's educational and resilience building programme about mental illness for children 6- 12 years who have a parent or sibling with a mental illness/addiction. Programme consists of…

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About Mental Illness - Rangatahi Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or deanne@yellowbrickroad.org.nz  for more information.

Description

A five session educational programme for young people aged 12-16 years who have a parent or sibling with a mental illness and/or addiction.

Charges

All our services are free and completely confidential.

Hours

83A Buxton Square, Nelson

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

COVID 19 - we are still accepting new referrals and providing telephone and/or zoom support and information to families and whanau during the Alert level 4 period. 

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, Motueka

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

Mon – Tue9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thu12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Our Motueka Family whanau support worker also visits Golden Bay regularly (appointments necessary).

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL), English

Document Downloads

  • Brochure (PDF, 510.1 KB)
    A guide to our services in Nelson

Parking

Plenty of parking is available at both locations.

Contact Details

83A Buxton Square, Nelson

Nelson Marlborough

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This page was last updated at 8:04AM on February 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Nelson).