Promoting mental health, demystifying mental illness, countering stigma and discrimination

Support Groups

Support groups include:

1) Post-Natal Support Group:
Open to all mothers experiencing post-natal distress.
1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 10-12noon
New Plymouth Women's Centre, Community House, 32 Leach Street, NP
3rd Thursday of each month-10-12noon
South Taranaki Women's Centre
56 Disraeli Street, Hawera
2) New Plymouth Touched by Suicide Support Group
Meet every second Thursday of the month at TSB Community Trust House, 21 Dawson St, 7-9pm.
Led by experienced group facilitators, you will receive peer support and education, which research has shown to be helpful in overcoming the grief from this type of loss.  Any enquiries call 06 757 9300
4) Eating Disorders Family Support Group Fortnightly on Wednesdays 6:30pm-8pm,SF Taranaki Office, 3rd Floor, Brougham House,50 Devon St. West, NP
5)Hawera Drop in Centre - Every Monday 12:30 - 3pm. Methodist Church Hall, Regent St. HAWERA
For anyone who has experienced or is living with a mental illness. Companionship, emotional support and practical advice.
6) Mindfulness - For family members of people with mental illness.  Fridays 9:30 - 10:30am. SF Taranaki office. CURRENTLY IN RECESS
7) MATES Group - Men's Networking - helping men to address many issues and empowering them to live fulfilling lives.
8) Tui Ora Peer Support Group:
For people and Families/Whanau with experience of mental illness and/or addiction to meet.
Held fortnightly on a Thursday 10am - 12pm.
Contact Bronwen on 06 759 406494) Tui Ora Peer Support Group, STRATFORD
Every second Thursday of each month, 10am - 12pm. For people and families with mental health and/or addiction issues. Stratford Community House, 52 Juliet St. STRATFORD. For more details phone Mihi at Tui Ora Ltd Hawera 06 278 6603 or Tui Ora Ltd 06 759 4064.
10) Tui Ora Peer Support Group, HAWERA
Every second Monday, 10am-12pm. For people and families with mental health and /or addiction issues. For more details phone Mihi, 06 278 6603 or Tui Ora Ltd, 06 759 4064.

Taranaki Mental Health Sector