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

NGO-Child & Adolescent Services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services range from the specialist services provided

by the Taranaki District Health Board through to a wide range of community

organisations providing specific areas of care.


COPMIA - Supporting Families in Mental Illness Taranaki now run a service for the children of a parent with a mental illness or addiction. Email: or ph: 06 757 9300 for more information.

TDHB Child and Adolescent Mental Health team provides a specialist service throughout Taranaki.

The team works from two base sites, New Plymouth and Hawera, and offers a number of satellite clinics in health centres and schools.   Access is open and the team accepts referrals from statutory and non-statutory health, education and welfare providers.

The Child and Adolescent team uses a multi-disciplinary approach and has close links with the Adult Mental Health Crisis Team.

Contact us: Reception - 06 753 7790

Click here for Child & Adolescent Services Directory

Click here to access information about TDHB Child & Adolescent Services.

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