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Waitematā DHB Adult Mental Health Services

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Description

Adult Mental Health Services are provided to adults (20-65 years) residing in the North Shore, Waitakere and Rodney districts.

  • Community based care providing outpatient appointments
  • Inpatient care (Emergency / crisis assessment 24/7)
  • Alternatives to admission (crisis respite care and home based crisis support)
  • Access to specialist ongoing rehabilitation & extended care residential facilities (residential support needs provided by NGO, clinical needs met by WDHB)

CONTACT INFORMATION

Community based

Free parking is available on the street and in off-street designated areas.

Team

Location

Hours

Phone/fax numbers

North Shore

44 Taharoto Rd, Takapuna, North Shore

8.00am - 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 487 1414

Fax: (09) 487 1424

Acute concerns after hours

Tel: (09) 486 8900

(ask for mental health)

 

West

Waimarino, 33 Paramount Dr, Henderson

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 822 8501

Fax: (09) 822 8515

Acute concerns after hours

Tel: (09) 822 8501

 

Rodney

 Red Beach

 136 Whangaparaoa Rd, Red Beach

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 427 0360

Fax: (09) 427 0349

 Helensville

 65 Commercial Rd, Helensville

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 420 9450

Fax: (09) 420 7050

 Tohu Wairua

 7 Alnwick St, Warkworth

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 422 2710

Fax: (09) 422 2719

New referrals and acute concerns after hours for all of Rodney

 

Tel: (09) 427 0360

Fax: (09) 427 0349

 

Inpatient Units

North Shore

 

He Puna Waiora
North Shore Hospital , 132 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna (entrance directly off Shakespeare Road)

Tel: (09) 486 8922
Fax: (09) 486 8925

Visiting Hours
Monday to Friday: 10am to 11.30am and 4pm to 7pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10am to 7pm

Parking
Some free parking is available at the unit otherwise Shakespeare Rd
Paid parking is available on the hospital site – refer to http://www.waitematadhb.govt.nz/patients-visitors/getting-around/parking/

 Waitakere

 

Waiatarau
Waitakere Hospital , 155 Lincoln Rd, Henderson

Tel: (09) 837 6640 
Fax: (09) 837 6641

Visiting hours
Monday to Friday: 11am to 1pm and 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 8pm

ICU by appointment only

Parking
Paid parking is available on the hospital site – refer to http://www.waitematadhb.govt.nz/patients-visitors/getting-around/parking/

Referral Expectations

You may be referred to us by your GP if your symptoms are severe and you are having difficulties functioning in your everyday life.  Sometimes there may be a waiting period before you are offered an appointment. If your problem is very urgent, you will be seen the same day you are referred.  

Other

Accessing information about mental illnesses

* Mental Health Foundation of NZ
Information about the types of mental illnesses and disorders.  Visit them here http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/a-z/

* Depression
http://www.depression.org.nz/

* Ministry of Health
http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/mental-health

 

Medication

* Choice & Medication
Information on medication used in mental health and addictions – refer to http://www.choiceandmedication.org/waitemata/

Contact Details

Refer to Contact Information in this page for individual teams.

This page was last updated at 3:49PM on May 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Adult Mental Health Services.