Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Adult Kaupapa Maori Service (Te Roopu Whitiora)
Public Service, Mental Health, Kaupapa Māori, Mental Health & Addictions
Te Roopu Whititora - Adult Kaupapa Maori Mental Health Service
- Programme Areas
Mental health, Kaupapa Māori
- Programme Type
Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health
- Age Groups
Adult / pakeke
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services
If your symptoms are severe and you are having difficulties functioning in your everyday life, you can be referred directly to our team. If your problem is very urgent, you will be seen the same day you are referred, walk-ins are welcomed.
People accessing NDHB Mental Health and Addiction Services are welcome to bring family/whanau, and/or other support people, or an advocate with them.
Regular referrers to Mental Health and Addiction Services, such as General Practitioners, receive accurate and useful information and regular liaison contact from Mental Health and Addiction Services.
We are a specialist Kaupapa Maori service for Maori, between the ages of 18 to 65 years, who are experiencing symptoms suggestive of psychosis or schizophrenia. We are culturally and clinically responsive to the needs of Whaiora and their Whanau through the stages of their journey. If you or your Whanau are worried about your safety or their safety, our service can be contacted directly.
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 receive during your stay.
To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit Ministry of Health
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 4:30 PM|
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This page was last updated at 11:16AM on May 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Adult Kaupapa Maori Service (Te Roopu Whitiora).