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Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Adult Kaupapa Māori Service (Te Roopu Whitiora)

Public Service, Mental Health, Kaupapa Māori, Mental Health & Addictions

Today

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Programmes

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

Regions

Northland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

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/whānau, 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. 

Description

We are a specialist Kaupapa Māori service for Māori, 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 Whānau through the stages of their journey.  If you or your Whānau are worried about your safety or their safety, our service can be contacted directly.

Charges

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 

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Northland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Contact Details

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).