Acute mental health crisis services

The Psychiatric Assessment Triage Team (PATT) does formal psychiatric assessments and provides support and care to people/whanau in crisis. Each team member is a Duly Authorised Officer under the Mental Health Act 1992.

Cultural support and cultural assessment is provided with all PATT assessments.

The PATT team is available to respond to Mental Health Emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 Call 0800 243 500 or 06 867 2435 


After 10pm

After 10pm each day the crisis service is on-call. The PATT team will be called in if required. 

After 10pm, please call 06 869 0512. 

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