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How to access mental health services

If you or someone you know needs help, it is close at hand. You don't have to do it alone. Tairāwhiti has a lot of specialised, dedicated people ready to help.

Mental Health Emergency

  • If you feel that you or someone else is at immediate risk or harm phone 111
  • Contact the Psychiatric Assessment Triage Team (PATT) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    Phone 0800 243 500. After 10pm call 06 869 0512. 

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All services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week 

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