Counties Manukau Health provides a range of multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services, for patients within hospital and community settings.  

Our aim is to work alongside the person and their family/whaanau to provide the best treatments which may be medications and/or talking treatments.  Staff working in mental health services aim to support/empower people on their recovery journey.

Do you need immediate help?
  • If this is an emergency and you feel you or someone else is at risk of harm,phone 111.
  • Go to your nearest hospital emergency care service.
  • Phone your local DHB Mental Health Crisis Team (CATT team). For Counties Manukau, phone 09 261 3700 or freephone Healthline 0800 611 116.
After-hours contact numbers:
  • 0800 755 222 to speak to a mental health nurse.
  • 0800 234 432 Peer TALK will connect you with a trained peer support worker.
  • 0800 376 633 Youthline if you are under 18 years of age.
  • Text to Talk freephone or text 1737 for other mental health and addictions phone line support options.
If you need to talk to someone else:
  • Lifeline - 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP) or phone 1737 anytime.
  • Suicide Prevention Helpline - 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO).
  • Youthline - 0800 376 633
  • Samaritans - 0800 726 666
  • Depression Helpline – 0800 111 757 or free text 4202.
  • What's Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5 - 18 years old). Phone counselling is available Monday to Friday 12pm to 11pm and weekends 3pm to 11pm. Online chat is available from 3pm-10pm 7 days a week, including public holidays.
  • Kidsline – 0800 54 37 54 (0800 kidsline) 24/7 helpline for young people up to 18 years of age.
Our services include:
New names of Community Mental Health and Addiction Services

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