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Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Child & Adolescent Service (Te Roopu Kimiora)

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Programmes

Child & Adolescent Service (Te Roopu Kimiora)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Eating disorders, Forensic

Regions

Northland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

A referral can be made by a child or young person, their parents or caregivers, a GP, the child’s or young person’s school or by other services they may be involved with such as - Probation Service, Police and staff working on the 0800 mental health line (0800 223 371).

This will then be screened by our team if the referral is appropriate for our service or not.

Referrals are primarily received via phone, mail, or by self-presentation.

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Description

The Northland Child & Adolescent Service team are a secondary care mental health service seeing rangatahi / young people aged 0-18 who have severe to moderate mental health concerns.

We work closely alongside the young person and their whānau to achieve goals that are set collaboratively so they can live to their fullest potential.  The service includes assessment and therapeutic intervention from key workers and psychologists and psychiatry. This is a skilled multidisciplinary team including psychologists, psychiatrist, nurses, social workers, and occupational therapists.

To get more information or see if you would be appropriate for our service call 0800 333 783.

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 11:22AM on May 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Child & Adolescent Service (Te Roopu Kimiora).