Mental Health & Addictions
Works together to support Tāngata Whai Ora (people seeking wellness), believing people can find their strengths and recover, with whānau as the key.
Mental Health: One to one support and work with people with mental health needs. This is overseen by registered nurses who also work with rural iwi providers.
Alcohol and other Drugs: One to one with people wanting to change their substance use.
Alcohol and Other Drugs Programme: A six week programme where tāngata whai ora support each other and learn about the effects substances are having on their lives. This is followed by the option to use an open After Care group.
Day Activity: A Monday to Friday programme for tāngata whai ora encouraging new skills and experiences in the community.
Rangatahi/Tamariki Service: A team focusing on rangatahi (youth) with mental health needs or wanting to change their substance use.
Residential Service: A place for residential support while changing AoD use or for mental health recovery.
Drug Treatment Programme: A 12 week programme provided at Whanganui Prison in the Kaupapa unit, Whānui
A vocational day programme: to support people with disabilities where participants enjoy daily social interaction while learning key living skills and interacting with the local community. Karakia, waiata and mihimihi play an integral role in the holistic provision of this vocational service.