Southern DHB Māori Mental Health, INVERCARGILL

Māori Provider Description

Southern DHB Māori Mental Health & Addiction Services are delivered by two teams. Te Oranga Tonu Tanga operates out of Wakari Hospital and Te Korowai Hou Ora operates out of Southland Hospital.

Referral Process
Referrals are received from Southern DHB Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Services, GPs, other mental health and addiction providers and NGOs.

The teams are willing to informally discuss referral at any time prior to a formal referral.

Eligibility criteria:

If you have a mental health diagnosis and/or alcohol and drug-related disability.
You are in a situation that requires a support service and is serious enough to warrant additional services.
You live in the catchment area of the Southern DHB MHAID Service, which includes Dunedin, Invercargill, Queenstown, Wanaka, Alexandra, Te Anau, Gore, Waitaki and Clutha.
You may require ongoing support for a period of six months or more.
Needs assessment is a process of identifying what support you require to live a fulfilling life in the community. Assessments are completed in partnership with your Southern DHB MHAID Service key worker and the support people of your choice. Needs assessment aims to identify your areas of need and provide a coordinated approach to accessing the necessary support services

Service coordination is the process of agreeing on the best mix of services to support you in your current situation.

Contact Information
Services Provided
How do I access this service?
GP, DHB clinical services
Ages Serviced
Child/Tamariki, Youth/Rangatahi, Adult/Pakeke