Support Services & Helplines
Maternal Mental Health Team Lakes District Health Board
• Crisis Assessment Treatment Team – 0800 166 167 – 24 hours, fully mobile service
Ph: (07) 348 1199 (24 hours)
Corner Arawa Street and Pukeroa Road
If you identify as Maori there is a Manawa Ora Community Mental Health worker (Natasha Ruttley) who can provide you with cultural support.
Provide support to mothers experiencing ante-natal and postnatal anxiety and depression, also offer PND Recovery courses and follow-up counselling in 12 areas across the North Island as well as online. These are delivered by qualified counsellors, social workers, life coaches or mental health nurses.
PND Recovery Course – Mothers Helpers provides a 10 week Perinatal Depression/Anxiety Recovery Course. All mums who have completed the course can go on to have therapy with your facilitator – a registered/qualified counsellor, social worker, life coach or mental health nurse. Click here for more information about the course