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Adult Community Mental Health Services | Southern | Te Whatu Ora

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37 Hokonui Drive, Gore

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

Formerly Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services

Our teams provide support for adults experiencing mental health issues, including expectant mothers.

Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services are provided by the following teams:

  • Central Lakes Community Mental Health Team operates out of 19 Douglas Street, Frankton and Hospital Street, Clyde
  • Dunedin North Community Mental Health Team operates out of Dunedin Hospital
  • Dunedin South Community Mental Health Team operates out of Wakari Hospital
  • Invercargill Community Mental Health Team operates out of Southland Hospital
  • Southern Rivers Community Mental Health Team operates out of 24 Clyde Street, Balclutha and 16 Irwell Street, Gore
  • Waitaki Community Mental Health Team operates out of 2 Trent Street, Ōamaru

Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Services also offers:

  • Community Day Programmes and Outpatient Groups at Dunedin Hospital
  • Day Activity Centres at Rata House in Invercargill and Welcome In in Gore
  • Early Intervention in Psychosis Service at Dunedin Hospital

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

There are no fees for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the eligibility criteria set by the Ministry of Health. If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full cost of any medical treatment you recieve during your stay.

To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website www.moh.govt.nz/eligibility

Hours

37 Hokonui Drive, Gore

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

For out of hours crisis response, please call 0800 46 78 46.

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Community Mental Health Services

The Community Mental Health Teams are made up of health professionals who provide a range of specialist mental health services for people aged 18 years and over who have been diagnosed with a significant mental illness. We will also see people aged 16 or 17 if they have left school. Appointments will be at the Community Mental Health office nearest you and/or when appropriate, in your home or workplace. We also see people at Medical Centres if appropriate.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waitaki, Southland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals for Community Mental Health Services can be received from your GP and other health professionals via fax or post to the location nearest you. We do accept referrals from any source, including self-referral, but we prefer that your GP is informed so that both services are involved with your treatment.

For Invercargill Community Mental Health Services please make referrals via Single Point of Entry:
Phone: (03) 214 5786 or Freephone 0800 44 33 66
Fax: (03) 214 5696
PO Box 828
Invercargill 9840

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Description

The Community Mental Health Teams are made up of health professionals who provide a range of specialist mental health services for people aged 18 years and over who have been diagnosed with a significant mental illness. We will also see people aged 16 or 17 if they have left school.

Appointments will be at the Community Mental Health office nearest you and/or when appropriate, in your home or workplace. We also see people at Medical Centres if appropriate.

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Outpatient Groups

Outpatient Groups are provided by Dunedin South Community Mental Health Services. They provide specialised outpatient group psychotherapy for people with serious psychological disorders and associated disability and/or risk for up to twelve clients. Location 2nd Floor, Psychiatric Services Building, Dunedin Hospital, 201 Great King Street

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals for the Outpatient Groups come from within the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate, community mental health teams or inpatient units.

Contact Details:

Phone: (03) 474 7669

24 hour Freephone: 0800 44 33 66

Description

Outpatient Groups are provided by Dunedin South Community Mental Health Services. They provide specialised outpatient group psychotherapy for people with serious psychological disorders and associated disability and/or risk for up to twelve clients.

Location
2nd Floor, Psychiatric Services Building, Dunedin Hospital, 201 Great King Street

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Community Programmes

Community Programmes are provided by Dunedin North Community Mental Health Services. Community Programmes is a specialist mental health service, providing assessment, treatment and a recovery orientated group programme for individuals with a moderate – serious mental illness. There are two parts to our service: Full Morning Programme: Provides assessment, targeted treatment and individual work within a structured group programme (four mornings per week) Recovery Groups: Orientated towards meeting the specific needs of the individual. Clients can attend the module(s) that will be the most beneficial to their recovery. Location: 2nd Floor, Psychiatric Services Building, Dunedin Hospital, 201 Great King Street

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We welcome referrals from all Southern DHB mental health teams. We also consider referrals from GPs, private counsellors and NGOs on an individual basis.

Contact Details:
Phone: (03) 470 9262
Cellphone: 027 232 4133
24 Hour Freephone: 0800 44 33 66

Description

Community Programmes are provided by Dunedin North Community Mental Health Services.

Community Programmes is a specialist mental health service, providing assessment, treatment and a recovery orientated group programme for individuals with a moderate – serious mental illness. There are two parts to our service:

Full Morning Programme:
Provides assessment, targeted treatment and individual work within a structured group programme (four mornings per week)
 
Recovery Groups:
Orientated towards meeting the specific needs of the individual.  Clients can attend the module(s) that will be the most beneficial to their recovery. 

Location:
2nd Floor, Psychiatric Services Building, Dunedin Hospital, 201 Great King Street

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Maternal Mental Health Service

The Southland Maternal Mental Health Team provides a free service to the Southland district. This service is available to all women who have a known or suspected mental health disorder, during pregnancy and for one year following birth. The service provides quality care for women who may be experiencing difficulties relating to mental health (baby and family/whānau), throughout her antenatal, birth, and postnatal experience, which promotes respect, dignity and acceptance within the community and promotes optimum mental health for mother.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health – clinical teams

Regions

Waitaki, Southland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals for Maternal Mental Health Services can be received from your GP and other health professionals via fax or post to the location nearest you. We do accept referrals from any source, including self-referral, but we prefer that your GP is informed so that both services are involved with your treatment.

For Invercargill Maternal Mental Health Services please make referrals via Single Point of Entry:
Phone: (03) 214 5786 or Freephone 0800 44 33 66
Fax: (03) 214 5696
PO Box 828
Invercargill 9840

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Description

The Southland Maternal Mental Health Team provides a free service to the Southland district. This service is available to all women who have a known or suspected mental health disorder, during pregnancy and for one year following birth.

The service provides quality care for women who may be experiencing difficulties relating to mental health (baby and family/whānau), throughout her antenatal, birth, and postnatal experience, which promotes respect, dignity and acceptance within the community and promotes optimum mental health for mother.

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Day Activity Centres

Day Activity Centres are a place where people can be helped to expand or regain their confidence and life skills. Day Activity Centres are activity-based rehabilitation services and we encourage everyone to be involved in the running of the Centre and planning of the activities. We aim to support people's strengths, their families, whānau and significant others and endeavour to provide skills activities in the programme for Māori and Pacific Peoples. Day Activity Centres are supportive environments with the emphasis on recovery. Locations: Rata House - 59 MacMaster Street, Invercargill Welcome In - 37 Hokonui Drive, Gore

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to the Day Activity Centres is through your Mental Health Key Worker. Ask them to send us a  referral and we can arrange a time to meet you and to show you around. 

Day Activity Centres are a community based day activity service for people who have been referred  through the Mental Health Services and have agreed Management Plans. 

Contact details:

Rata House: (03) 217 6872

Welcome In: (03) 208 0940

Description

Day Activity Centres are a place where people can be helped to expand or regain their confidence and life skills. Day Activity Centres are activity-based rehabilitation services and we encourage everyone to be involved in the running of the Centre and planning of the activities. We aim to support people's strengths, their families, whānau and significant others and endeavour to provide skills activities in the programme for Māori and Pacific Peoples. Day Activity Centres are supportive environments with the emphasis on recovery.

Locations:

Rata House - 59 MacMaster Street, Invercargill

Welcome In - 37 Hokonui Drive, Gore

Early Intervention in Psychosis

The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service treats young people aged 18 - 30 experiencing first-episode psychosis, and mothers experiencing postpartum psychosis for the first time irrespective of age. The treatment is provided through intensive therapy, education, and support, to recovery in a safe and supportive environment by a highly skilled specialised multidisciplinary team. We strive to involve the client’s family and whānau as a key element of the client’s recovery. Location: Ground Floor, 154 Hanover St, Dunedin Hospital

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service is restricted to:

  • Individuals aged 18 - 30 years experiencing their first episode of psychosis
  • Individuals under 18 years experiencing their first episode of psychosis and it has been agreed with Youth Specialty Service that EIPS is the most appropriate service for them
  • Woman of any age experiencing psychosis associated with pregnancy or birth, and first episode of psychosis.

Contact Details:

Phone: (03) 470 9950

Fax: (03) 470 9957

24 Hour Freephone: 0800 44 33 66

Description

The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service treats young people aged 18 - 30 experiencing first-episode psychosis, and mothers experiencing postpartum psychosis for the first time irrespective of age. The treatment is provided through intensive therapy, education, and support, to recovery in a safe and supportive environment by a highly skilled specialised multidisciplinary team. We strive to involve the client’s family and whānau as a key element of the client’s recovery.

Location:

Ground Floor, 154 Hanover St, Dunedin Hospital

Dual Diagnosis Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Community Services

The Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Teams also provide a range of specialist mental health services for people aged 18 years and over who have been diagnosed with a significant mental illness and intellectual disability. Appointments will be at the Community Mental Health office nearest you and/or when appropriate, in your home or workplace. We also see people at Medical Centres if appropriate.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Disability support

Regions

Waitaki, Southland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals for Dual Diagnosis Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Community Services can be received from your GP and other health professionals via fax or post to the location nearest you. We do accept referrals from any source, including self-referral, but we prefer that your GP is informed so that both services are involved with your treatment.

For Invercargill Community Mental Health Services please make referrals via Single Point of Entry:
Phone: (03) 214 5786 or Freephone 0800 44 33 66
Fax: (03) 214 5696
PO Box 828
Invercargill 9840

Description

The Southern DHB Adult Community Mental Health Teams also provide a range of specialist mental health services for people aged 18 years and over who have been diagnosed with a significant mental illness and intellectual disability.

Appointments will be at the Community Mental Health office nearest you and/or when appropriate, in your home or workplace. We also see people at Medical Centres if appropriate.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly

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10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

A Southern DHB Day Activity Centre operates from Welcome In at 37 Hokonui Drive, Gore

Welcome In
37 Hokonui Drive
East Gore
Gore
Southland 9710

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Welcome In
37 Hokonui Drive
East Gore
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Southland 9710

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This page was last updated at 4:32PM on April 18, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Adult Community Mental Health Services | Southern | Te Whatu Ora.