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The Mental Health Crisis Service

The Mental Health Crisis Service

responds to psychiatric emergencies across the Taranaki DHB region.

Reasons for crisis calls vary from a need of support or advice to assessment and facilitation the MHA requirements.
All Crisis Team members are Duly Authorised Officers, appointed by the DAHMS.
Crisis calls may be made by the service users, their whanau, and any concerned member of the public, health providers.
Assistance is often provided to General Practitioners and the Police.
The 24 hour, 7 day per week Crisis Services is provided by the Crisis Team, Mental Health Consult Liaison Nurse and the Night Triage Nurses, supported by the Kaupapa Maori Crisis and Assessment Team.
The Crisis Service responds to psychiatric emergencies in the community between the hours of 0900 and 2330.  Between the hours of 2330 and 0900 phone support is available only unless clients attend the Emergency Department where full assessment and crisis resolution is available through the Night Triage Nurse.

Like Minds Taranaki gratefully acknowledges the financial support of this website by

The Ministry of Health

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Like Minds Taranaki, 06-759-0966, email: mental.health@xtra.co.nz

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Taranaki Mental Health Sector

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