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Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Resource Centre

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - addictions (AOD), Helpline / self-help - gambling, Helpline / self-help - mental health, Peer support (AOD), Community / social support (AOD), Community based support - gambling, Community based support - other, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Disability support, Supported employment

Regions

Wairarapa

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Open to all and operated by a pool of volunteers.

Open Monday - Friday 10.00am - 3.00pm.

Description

Our Resource Information and Support Centre is a welcoming place where you can access a wide range of information and resources. Our Resource Centre also has Peer to Peer Support Groups and a Volunteer Programme.

  • Mental health, addictions, disabilities and related disorders resources
  • Internet access to mental health information and to update c.v.'s, apply for jobs online etc
  • Social service agencies in the Wairarapa region
  • DVD's on mental health
  • Access to government services information
  • Access to educational and training course information
  • Facilities for students doing mental health research or studies
  • Information on legal issues, human rights and privacy, health and disability
  • Information in Te Reo and some Pacific Island languages
  • Broad variety of pamphlets on all forms of healthcare

Peer To Peer Support Groups:

Groups for men and women where you help yourself to get things back on track by learning to:

  • Build self esteem, assertiveness
  • Identify and develop coping skills
  • Change negative thoughts to positive ones

Members and Friends:

Meet new people, make new friends. This group meets the second Wednesday of each month at Supporting Families at 10:30am for a shared morning tea and to hear a guest speaker.

Volunteer Programme:

  • Provides support to develop confidence and new skills
  • Supports personal development
  • Offers a variety of learning opportunities
  • Prepares volunteers to re-enter the workforce or other community participation
  • Creates a work profile for CVs

Contact Details

323 Queen Street
Masterton 5810

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Street Address

323 Queen Street
Masterton 5810

Postal Address

PO Box 2110
Kuripuni
Masterton 5842

This page was last updated at 2:32PM on February 23, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Wairarapa).