Nelson Community Assessment Team for adults

The Community Assessment Team for adults provides:

  • a 24 hour emergency mental health service
  • crisis assessment and short-term follow up

This service covers the Nelson region from Rai Valley to Korere to Riwaka.

Contact details

Single Point of Entry (SPOE)
Phone: 0800 776 364
Fax: (03) 546 1509
After Hours: Phone Nelson Hospital (03) 546 1800 and ask for the on-call crisis staff

Marlborough Community Assessment Team for adults

The Marlborough Community Assessment Team for adults provides a 24-hour crisis and mental health service which includes:

  • phone triage of referrals
  • advice and guidance on mental health needs and services in the community
  • crisis assessments and short-term follow up.

This service covers all of Marlborough, as far as the Clarence River and up to the Lakes and down the Sounds, and as far as Rai Valley.

Contact details

Phone: (03) 520 9907
Fax: (03) 578 2048
After Hours Contact: Phone Wairau Hospital (03) 520 9999 and ask for the on-call crisis staff

Golden Bay acute mental health services

Te Whare Mahana in Takaka offers a 24 -hour, 7 day service for people experiencing a mental health crisis which includes:

  • assisting the local GP's in responding to psychiatric crises
  • referring clients to other mental health services
  • supporting the client and their family

The service also offers case management for mental health consumers in Golden Bay and includes:

  • follow up care in the community
  • wellness maintenance and recovery planning to assist in the management of a mental illness
  • assistance in recovering from the effects of having a mental illness

Refer to their website for contact and referral details

 

Nelson Marlborough Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a regional service for children and youth (up to 18 years old) with serious mental health disorders.

This service includes a 24-hour crisis service.

Contact details
Nelson

Phone: (03) 546 1230 
Fax: (03) 546 1951
After hours emergency phone: (03) 546 1800

Blenheim

Phone: (03) 546 1230 
Fax: (03) 546 1951
After hours emergency phone: (03) 546 1800