Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to this Service Users / Tangata Whaiora section.

This section has been developed with Service Users / Tangata Whaiora and with the support of key agencies such as the Taranaki District Health Board's Mental Health & Addiction Services.

You may access any of these sections either from the drop down menu on the home page or directly by clicking in the title below:

Sections with direct links;

Accessing Mental Health Services
What to do in a Crisis
Acute Homebased Treatment
Crisis Respite for Service Users and Caregivers
Working well with Clinicians
Introducing the Mental Health Treatment Team
Family Meetings- Questions to ask
Going into Hospital
Understanding Compulsory Treatment
Care Pathway
How Medication Helps
Guide to Te Puna Waiora
Family Whanau Code of Rights
Code of Consumer Rights
Mental Health Act
The Privacy Act
How to make a Complaint
Getting a Second Opinion
Seeking Official Information
District Inspector of Mental Health
Community Support after leaving Te Puna Wairoa
Consumer Advisors, Peer Support & Advocacy & Support Groups
Alcohol and Drug use and Mental Health
Smoking and Mental Health
Suicide and Mental Health
Understanding Mental Health Jargon

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The Ministry of Health

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