Mental Health ServicesA list of the main mental health services providing treatment and/or recovery throughout the Auckland/Northland region
ADHB Asian Mental Health Services – The Asian Mental Health Service works alongside the mental health teams of the ADHB in order that the clinicians are more responsive to the mental health needs of Asian service users and their families.
ADHB Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro Services for Māori – Is a kaupapa Māori community mental health service for adults run by the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB). A range of services is provided via two specific teams, the Cultural Support Team and the Clinical Team. Each team is community based and provides services to tangata whai ite ora Māori who are living in the community of Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland).
Affinity Services – Affinity Services operates using the recovery frameworks of Prof. Charles Rapp’s Strengths Model and Mary Ellen Copeland’s Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.). The Strengths Model involves working alongside people to identify their strengths in all areas of life, developing personal goal plans based on their dreams and aspirations and accessing community resources to achieve these goals.
Arataki Ministries – Community based support for people with mental illness in Northland. Provider of residential, transitions, packages of care and community support.
Auckland DHB Community Mental Health Services – The Auckland District Health Board (DHB) Community Mental Health services provide a range of services for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress. Services are provided via multi-disciplinary teams which include psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers. Taylor Centre; Manaaki House; Cornwall House; St Lukes Centre.
Awhinatia Health – Community Mental Health Centre – Your Community Mental Health Centre (CMHC) is for anyone aged between 18 – 65 and provides psychiatric assessment, treatment and psychological therapy for people with serious distressing or disabling mental illness.
Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre – The Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre is a specialist 40-bed mental health, recovery focused, rehabilitation service which provides assessment, treatment and intensive rehabilitation combined with a high level of clinical support in a safe environment. It is most suitable for people with persistent, active mental health symptoms and disabilities who have the potential to benefit from intensive rehabilitation.
Changing Minds (NZ) – Changing Minds is a small not-for-profit organisation that works to provide information, education, and systemic advocacy for people who experience mental distress or addiction issues, as well as to the wider Auckland community.
CONNECT – Supporting Recovery Inc. (Formerly AMHS) – Committed to working with a recovery focus, flexibly and creatively to inspire hope, create choice and opportunities and encourage transformation and promote health and well-being. Services include: Residential, Asian Responsive Service, Dual Diagnosis, Peer Support and EDGE Employment.
Cornwall House – The Auckland District Health Board (DHB) Community Mental Health services provide a range of services for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress. Services are provided via multi-disciplinary teams which include psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers.
Counties Manukau DHB Mental Health Services – CMDHB Mental Health Service is a specialist service, designed to target the 3% of the population with significant mental health illness. The Mental Health Service provides a range of multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services, in inpatient and community settings, to children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.
Crossroads Clubhouse – Crossroads Clubhouse is a recovery centre for people with backgrounds of mental illness such as bipolar disease, schizophrenia and severe depression. Combining a comprehensive network of services that includes employment, education, recreation and housing, our innovative approach to psychosocial rehabilitation is progressive and world-renowned.
Dual Diagnosis Service – The Dual Diagnosis Team is a multidisciplinary team of clinicians dedicated to assisting clients who have mental health issues and who use alcohol or other drugs.
Emerge Aotearoa – Challenge has a client focused and recovery oriented philosophy and model of service. The model is comprehensive, eclectic and flexible, considers the whole person and aims to be culturally safe and progressive.
EQUIP – Equip is a non-profit trust associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church covering Central Auckland, North Shore and Rodney District. Equip provides a range of mental health services, including:Rehabilitation, Workforce training and a Suicide Prevention Service.
Faleola Services (Pacific Mental Health Services) – Faleola Services are a clinical mental health team specialising in the assessment and treatment of Pacific ethnic persons aged 18 to 64 who reside within the Counties Manukau District Health region.
Framework Community Living Service – The Community Living Service is a specialist mental health service within Framework and is responsible for engaging and supporting clients with a mental illness, and who have high and complex needs.
Framework Trust – Framework Trust delivers community based mental health and intellectual disability services in Greater Auckland from strategic locations throughout the city.
GROW – GROW is a voluntary association of people who know they are inadequate or maladjusted to life (mentally, socially or spiritually), who earnestly desire to change and are helping one another to grow to personal maturity. GROW meetings are typically formed by a group of 5 to 9 people who meet weekly for two hours followed by some refreshments. They combine personal testimonies, reports on progress, group work on members’ problems and adult education about rebuilding lives. Between meetings they keep in touch through friendly phone calls and organised socials. There is no need for referral and participation is voluntary. Meetings are confidential and anonymous – members know one another by first names only. No fees are charged and a small donation to meet necessary expenses is voluntary.
Isa Lei – Pacific Island Community Mental Health Services – Isa Lei is a Pacific Island Community Mental Health service that provides cultural-clinical care coordination to Pacific mental health consumers and their families, residing within the Waitemata DHB area (West Auckland, North Shore and Rodney District), from a multidisciplinary team.
Kari Centre Community Teams – The Kari Centre is the community service provided for children and adolescents who may be experiencing a mental illness. The teams are separated into East and West to reflect the geographical areas of the Central Auckland catchment area. The Kari Centre Community Teams are made up of experienced Mental Health professionals including Specialist Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses and Occupational Therapists as well as cultural support workers.
Lotofale Community Mental Health Services – Our service aims to optimise the mental health and general well being of adult Pacific Islanders who have serious mental health problems. We aim to provide the best possible standards of Cultural-Clinical care and choice for consumers and their families, ensuring that the cultural needs of our consumers are met.
Mahitahi Trust – Mahitahi is an iwi-whaanui organisation, and supports wellness and recovery programmes for taangata whai ora.
Malaga a le Pasifika – Malaga a le Pasifika is a Pacific Mental Health Liaison Service which provides cultural case support for consumers and their families and works alongside WDHB Mental Health Services.
Manaaki House – The Auckland District Health Board (DHB) Community Mental Health services provide a range of services for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress. Services are provided via multi-disciplinary teams which include psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers.
Manukau Community Mental Health Centre – At Manukau Community Mental Health Centre, we aim to provide culturally sensitive, accessible and quality mental health assessment and treatment for people aged 18 to 64 years of age who reside in Papatoetoe Central, Manukau and Manurewa and who are experiencing a serious mental health problem.
Manukau Community Mental Health Team – Your Community Mental Health Centre (CMHC) is for anyone aged between 18 – 65 years of age and provides psychiatric assessment, treatment and psychological therapy for people with serious, distressing or disabling mental illness.
Marinoto Child and Youth Mental Health Services – Marinoto North and West provide mental health assessment and therapy for children and young people from 0-19 years who live in the Waitemata District Health Board area.
Mason Clinic Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services – Mason Clinic was created in response to the New Zealand Government inquiry into the care of mentally ill offenders. We provide an integrated forensic mental health service to the northern region’s courts, prisons and general mental health services. Our inpatient services consist of seven forensic mental health inpatient units and an intellectual disability unit that assess, treat and assist in the recovery of people with mental illness or intellectual disability who have committed a criminal offence or are at high risk in the community.
Mental Health Services for Older Adults – MHSOA provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support to clients aged over 65 who develop new psychiatric disorders in later life, or who have psychiatric complications of a physical illness associated with aging. They also provide a service to those under the age of 65 with an age related organic psychiatric or developmental disorder.
Mind & Body Consultants Ltd – Mind and Body Consultants is a registered company in its tenth year of operation. It is managed and staffed by talented and professional people with personal experience of mental illness. The Company has a reputation for reliability and professionalism that is grounded in a culture of individual responsibility underpinned by a positive and supportive team environment.
Ministry of Social Development (National Directory) – The National Directory is a searchable online database. It lists information about family support organisations and the services/programmes they offer to support New Zealand families (we call the organisations in the National Directory “providers”). The purpose of the National Directory is to connect people with providers who can help them to cope with common issues and problems.
Northland DHB Adult Community Mental Health and Addiction Service – Northland Mental Health and Addiction’s service provides assessment, intervention and support for those experiencing mental illness and / or addiction issues. The aim of the Service is to minimise disruption to the lives of these people and their families, with services delivered in the community and inpatient services available if necessary. We endeavour to provide services win the least restrictive environment and in a manner which capitalises on the strengths of individuals to enable them to reach their full potential within their chosen community.
Odyssey House Trust – Odyssey House is a leading provider of residential and non-residential services, working with people experiencing alcohol, drug, gambling, mental health and other associated problems.
Pathways – Here you will find an overview of the wide range of mental health support choices that Pathways provides in 8 NZ regions.
Penina Health Trust – Penina provides support services to people experiencing mental illness, with a special interest in Pacific peoples. Penina provides residential rehabilitation services and community based support services to assist people (and their families) who are recovering from mental illness.
Raukura Hauora O Tainui Te Rangihaeata, Iwi Support Services – Te Rangihaeata is a Māori mental health service managed by Raukura Hauora o Tainui ki Tamaki. Our purpose is to ensure that Māori clients and their whānau who have or are experiencing mental health issues, are supported and have access to services and resources which they need, in order that they can live quality lives in the community of their choice.
St Lukes Community Mental Health Centre – The Auckland District Health Board (DHB) Community Mental Health services provide a range of services for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress. Services are provided via multi-disciplinary teams which include psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers.
Taharoto Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit (North Shore) – DMHS provides the following services: Emergency Care Centre and Psychiatry Liaison; Service Coordinators; Child, Youth & Family Mental Health Service; Mental Health Services for Older Adults; Adult Community and Inpatient Mental Health Services.
Tamaki Oranga Recovery Centre (Counties Manukau DHB) – We are a recovery centre for men with high and complex mental health needs. We are a regional service for Auckland and accept referrals from community mental health teams and inpatient services. Our clients are referred for a period of sustained treatment and support in a minimally secure (locked) residential setting. Length of stay varies widely, usually between three and eighteen months.
Taylor Centre – The Auckland District Health Board (DHB) Community Mental Health services provide a range of services for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress. Services are provided via multi-disciplinary teams which include psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers.
Te Aho Tapu Trust – A Māori Psychological Service provider operating in the South Auckland region. We are a ‘by Māori for Māori’ service who work primarily but not exclusively with Māori whānau. We accept referrals from Whānau, Community, Schools, Courts, CY&F and other agencies.
Te Ata – West Auckland Mental Health Support Trust – A consumer support centre offering support, recreation, courses, information and networking for people in the West Auckland area who experience mental ill health.
Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi – Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi provides community based Kaupapa Māori Mental Health Services for Tangata Whaiora (people seeking wellness). We are based in the Northern Region of the North Island, including the Counties Manukau District Health Board (DHB), Auckland DHB, Waitemata DHB and Northland DHB.
Te Puna Waiora (Māori Mental Health) – Te Puna Waiora is for Tāgata Whaiora (clients) who are of Māori descent and aged between 18 and 65 years old who reside in the Counties Manukau District Health Board catchment area.
Te Rawhiti CMHC – Te Rawhiti Community Mental Health Centre (CMHC) provides assessment and treatment for adults with serious distressing or disabling mental illness who live in our catchment area. CMHCs provide continuing care for people with ongoing and complex psychiatric needs. CMHC’s do not provide a general counselling service for people solely with drug and / or alcohol related issues, relationship difficulties, sensitive claim issues or intellectual disability.
Te Whare Toi Aroha – Pathways established the Clinical Day Programme in Manukau City in partnership with the Counties Manukau District Health Board, following extensive consultation to identify service gaps. Together, it was established that a specialised support service was needed; something which sits in between what can be provided within outpatient and inpatient care. This helps prevent the need for admission to an acute inpatient treatment facility. The programme also serves those recovering from an acute stage of illness and are moving from inpatient to outpatient care.
Te Whetu Tawera Auckland DHB Adult Acute Mental Health Unit – Te Whetu Tawera is the Auckland District Health Board’s Acute Mental Health Unit for adults. It has 58 beds, which includes 12 Intensive Care Unit beds.
The Cottage CMHC – Your community mental health centre (CMHC) is for anyone aged between 18-65 and provides psychiatric assessment, treatment and psychological therapy for people with a seriously distressing or disabling mental illness.
Tiaho Mai – Acute Mental Health Services – Tiaho Mai is an acute mental health unit situated in the grounds of Middlemore Hospital. We are an inpatient unit, where people are admitted into a hospital setting with mental health problems during a crisis.
Waiatarau Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit (Henderson) – DMHS provides the following services: Emergency Care Centre and Psychiatry Liaison; Service Coordinators; Child, Youth & Family Mental Health Service; Mental Health Services for Older Adults; Adult Community and Inpatient Mental Health Services.
Waitemata DHB District Mental Health Services – Waitemata DHB’s Mental Health Services encompass many aspects of mental health including mental health in the community, alcohol and drug addiction services, Māori and Pacific mental health, mental health for older adults, and child, youth and family services.
Walsh Trust – WALSH Trust has been a leader in the provision of community-based mental health support services in West Auckland since 1988. It is a uniquely home-grown service which is proud of it’s community-based origins. The West Auckland communities are at the heart of WALSH Trust and represent it’s life-blood.
Warkworth Adult Mental Health – Mental health services for adults 20-65. Part of the Waitemata DHB mental health services.
Whakatupu Ora (Infant Mental Health) – Whakatupu Ora is a new, specialist service for families with a child under the age of 4, with emotional or behavioural problems that have not resolved with simple interventions. We serve families of all cultures living in the Counties Manukau District Health Board area.
Whare Tiaki Hauora – Whare Tiaki Hauora are a Kaupapa Maori Charitable Trust, which supports people who experience mental ill-health. They currently deliver four service types: Iwi Support Services – 45 Community based clients in the Counties Manukau DHB catchment area; Residential Housing Facility – for 17 residents; Adult Crisis Respite Services – for four residents in Papakura; 28 Day Respite for two residents in Papakura. Age: 17 – 60yrs
Whirinaki (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services) – CMDHB Mental Health Service provides services for children and young people between the ages of 0-19 years, with serious emotional, psychological or behavioural disturbance; suspected psychiatric illness or serious mental illness.
Whitiki Maurea (Māori Mental Health and Addiction Services) – Whitiki Maurea is committed to the kaupapa of healing for Māori by weaving together Māori healing practices and Western clinical practice, thereby providing Māori Tangata Whaiora and their whānau with the best possible health outcomes. Whānau centred therapy is the driving force for Whitiki Maurea and a marae-focused, wairua-driven service is the ultimate objective.
Youth Horizons Trust – Our wide range of community focused programmes have developed to work with young people who, as a result of their demographic or social situation, are perceived as being at risk of developing behavioural or mental health difficulties.