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Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Community Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT)

Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.



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

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12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

This is a 24/7 service. 

Please note calls will be taken by the Mental Health Healthline after hours.

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..


Mental Health Community Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

DHB Mental Health Crisis, Intake / assessment



Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections


Acute Service - If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and you’re worried about your safety or their safety, we provide assessment and short-term treatment services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Service supports all age groups (Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult), who are experiencing acute symptoms.  Once we’ve spoken with you or with someone who’s supporting you, we will assess you to decide what the best options are. This assessment may be carried out at a clinic, in your home or at another agreed venue. We will discuss assessment and treatment options with you.

Contact Details

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Kaipara: (09) 439 3330 Extn: 65401

Mid North / Kaikohe: 0800 643 647

Far North: (09) 408 9187

After Hours Phone: 0800 223 371

Whangarei Hospital
2 Hospital Road

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Street Address

Whangārei Hospital
2 Hospital Road

Postal Address

Whangārei Hospital
Private Bag 9742
Whangārei 0148

This page was last updated at 1:19PM on July 6, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Community Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT).