How to access mental health services

There is also a crisis team available for you 24/7 by calling 0800 243 500.

You can access mental health services through your GP or by calling Te Kuwatawata directly on (06) 8683-550. from 9am to 4:30pm

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 who are just a call away.


You can also free call or text 1737 to talk (or text) with a trained counsellor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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