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