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Northland DHB Mental Health - Adult Kaupapa Maori Service (Te Roopu Whitiora)

Public Service

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8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Te Roopu Whitiora - Adult Kaupapa Maori Mental Health Service

Programme Areas    Mental Health

Programme Type      Non-acute specialist Kaupapa service for Maori

Regions                      Whangarei

Age Groups               Maori Adult 18-65 years

Referral Types           Self-referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

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.

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Referral Expectations

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. 

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 

Other

For more information see Mental Health Foundation

Contact Details

Dargaville Hospital

Northland

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310 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri

Northland

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4 Station Rd, Kaikohe

Northland

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Kaitaia Hospital

Northland

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Whangarei Hospital

Northland

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This page was last updated at 12:08PM on November 22, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health - Adult Kaupapa Maori Service (Te Roopu Whitiora).