The latest news and communications from the Time for Change - Te Hurihanga programme team.
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New community-based alcohol and drug addictions service launches in Otago
More community-based alcohol and drug services are now available in Otago, following the launch of the new alcohol and other drug (AOD) addictions service run by Te Kāika in Dunedin and funded by Te Whatu Ora.
New community-based drug and alcohol service launching in Southland – Hiwa-i-te-rangi
More community-based drug and alcohol services will soon be available in Southland, with Te Whatu Ora Southern announcing an expansion of their contract with Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust (NKMP).
Central Lakes mental health crisis support service launches
Te Whatu Ora’s new Central Lakes mental health crisis support service, provided by Central Lakes Family Services has fully launched While the service has been operational since mid-January, it has been carefully scaled up in phases to ensure the best outcomes for clients, providers and referrers.
Contemporary community care available closer to home for Wakari Hospital Ward 11 patients as new provider is announced
Comcare Trust has been appointed as the new service provider of community intensive support services for people currently residing in Ward 11 at Wakari Hospital.
New community-based drug and alcohol service launching in Otago
Community based alcohol and drugs services in Otago will soon be expanding with an innovative new service to be run by Te Kāika.
Central Lakes mental health crisis support service to launch in December
A new mental health crisis support service for Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago residents is expected to be operational before the end of the year, with Te Whatu Ora Southern confirming Central Lakes Family Services as its service provider.
Dunedin mental health crisis respite care home opens - 27 September 2022
Dunedin’s new mental health crisis respite care home opens, significantly increasing the city’s capacity for emergency respite care.