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AUCKLAND CENTRAL

Service Title:

Auckland District Health Board, Maternal Mental Health

Service Details:

Building 14
Ground Floor
Greenlane Clinical Centre
Auckland District Health Board
Tel:

Staffing:

Psychiatrists, clinical psychologist, occupational therapist, nurses, and mothercraft nurses

Service Focus:

  1. Must have a permanent address within the ADHB area.
  2. Must be more than 13 weeks pregnant or up to 12 months post-natal.
  3. Must have mental health issues related to perinatal period, or have an episode of mental illness related to perinatal period, or are currently clients of CMHCs requiring specialist consultation.
  4. Pre-pregnancy consultations are offered for women with existing mental illness or identified to be at high risk of such.

Types of Service:

Assessment, range of treatments offered. Outpatient only (no inpatient beds).

Referral Process:

  1. Referrals received from GPs, Obstetricians, Hospital Doctor.
  2. May be accepted from Plunket Nurse’s as long as the client’s GP is aware of referral.
  3. Triaged by phone contact with client.
  4. Usually a 4-6 week waitlist though they attempt to keep a weekly slot for urgent referrals

 

 

 

 

Name

Mothers Helpers

Contact Details:

Contact Kristina at 0800 002 717 or email to info@mothershelpers.co.nz or www.mothershelpers.co.nz

Service Focus

A Christian charity providing peer needs assessors and referral to a range of agencies and volunteers in the areas of Counselling, Budgeting, Support Groups, Social Groups, Breastfeeding Support, Workshops, Childcare and Housework.  All support is free of charge.

 

Name

Postnatal Distress Support Network Trust

Contact Details:

Contact Wendy at 09 8366967 or www.postnataldistress.org.nz or pnd.org@xtra.co.nz

Service Focus

Free support services to women and their families with PND in greater Auckland. Weekly support group, drop in support and phone, email and website support.


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