Nelson Community Assessment Team - Adults

The Community Assessment Team for adults provides:

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

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

Contact details

Phone: 0800 776 364 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)


Marlborough Community Assessment Team - 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: 0800 948 497 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Golden Bay Acute Mental Health Services - All Ages

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

Contact details

Phone: 03 525 7647 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Refer to their website for referral details