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Southlanders will soon have more mental health and addiction peer support services* available to them, with Te Whatu Ora Southern confirming Mind and Body as its service provider for peer-led services in Invercargill.
More mental health crisis support will soon be available in Southland with Te Whatu Ora Southern confirming Ngā Kete Mātauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust (Ngā Kete) as the provider of a new mental health crisis support service in Invercargill.
More mental health and addiction peer support services in Otago will soon be available, with Te Whatu Ora Southern confirming Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust |Te Whare Oranga Ngākau as its service provider for peer-governed services in Dunedin.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Community based alcohol and drugs services in Otago will soon be expanding with an innovative new service to be run by Te Kāika.
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’s new mental health crisis respite care home opens, significantly increasing the city’s capacity for emergency respite care.