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Able Minds

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Able Minds supports tangata whaiora who are affected by mental distress or addiction and their whānau in New Zealand.  Our goal is to provide individuals and families with the strength,skills and support they need for a better life experience at home, in the community and at work both now and into the future.

Able Charitable Trust has been in existance for over 40 years in one form or another.  In particular, it is the merger of four organisations - Supporting Families Southland, Waitaki and Central Otago and the Schizophrenia Fellowhip Otago.

How do I access this service?

Referral

A referral can be made either online at www.able.org.nz or by phoning the Practice Manager 0800 494 262

Referrals can be either via another service or a self referral

Website / App

www.able.org.nz

Contact us

Charges

No fees apply.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Hours vary between the area offices - phone your local office to find out opening hours.

Programmes

Family Support

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - other, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Disability support

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like to find out more, contact us at the location nearest you.

Description

Able's aim is to provide effective interventions for families/whānau dealing with mental illness and addiction.

This includes:

Education/Information
Able provide resources and information that may help you and the wider…

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Activity Centre - Dunedin

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Disability support

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact us or check out the website to find out what programmes we are running:  

Able Minds
Ph: 022 043 3672
Address: 2 Calder Street, St Kilda, Dunedin
Email:

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Description

Able Minds facilitates Activity Centres and Peer Support Groups for Tangata Whaiora in a community-based environment.

These are formalised group sessions where those with mental distress and addiction issues can…

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Activities Centre - Alexandra

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Community based support - other, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Central Lakes

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like to find out more contact:

Able Minds
Ph:
03 448 9303
Address: 28 Ashworth Street, Alexandra
Email: activities@able.org.nz 

Description

The Activities Centre operates at the Able Rooms 28 Ashworth Street, Alexandra.

Able Minds facilitates Activity Centres and Peer Support Groups for Tangata Whaiora in a community-based environment.

These are…

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Peer Support - Invercargill

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Process

Contact the Invercargill office or see our website for initial referral

Description

Able Minds facilitates Activity Centres and Peer Support Groups for Tangata Whaiora in a community-based environment.

These are formalised group sessions where those with mental distress and addiction issues can…

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Children Understanding Mental Illness & Addiction (CUMIA)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information, please contact the location nearest you or see our website.

Description

CUMIA is designed for school aged children who have a family member that is affected by mental distress or addiction. This programme can be undertaken in a peer support based…

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Rangatahi and Wellbeing (RAW)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - other, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Contact RAW coordinator or your local Able Minds office or see the website for initial referral

Description

Rangatahi and Wellbeing (RAW) is a 12-week programme based on the principles of Te Whare Tapa Wha and designed for rangatahi (aged 12-24 years) in our local communities who are…

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Waves Suicide Bereavement Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Contact your local Able Minds branch to find out when the next scheduled group is to be held.  Email: waves@able.org.nz

Description

Able Minds runs the Skylight Waves Suicide Bereavement Programme at various times throughout the year. Waves is an 8-week programme that aims to support adults 18+ years old who have…

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Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information on upcoming support groups, please visit our website or contact the location nearest you.

Description

Able provides various support groups, located throughout Otago, Southland, Central Otago and Waitaki. Support Groups give families and whānau the opportunity to make friends, share information, share stories, listen, have…

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Eating Disorders - Family Support Group

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Eating disorders

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday each month 5.30pm-7pm

Please RVSP on 455 5973

Description

We are focused on providing support and information to people with a loved one suffering from an eating disorder. Coming together to discuss experiences, share ideas and develop strategies for…

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Supporting Parents Healthy Children (SPHC) Co-ordinator

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Training - mental health

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

The SPHC Co-Ordinator will work with all mental health and addictions services in the Southern DHB area, upon request.

Description

The SPHC Coordinator will work across the Southern DHB area assisting all mental health and addiction services, adult and children services from the secondary and primary (community) sectors that engage…

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Suicide Prevention

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Description

Able works with communities to promote mental health and wellbeing and support families/whānau, friends and others affected by suicide or suicidal behaviours.

Website

Contact Details

36 Kelvin Street
Invercargill
Southland 9810

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Street Address

36 Kelvin Street
Invercargill
Southland 9810

Postal Address

P O Box 4003
St Kilda
Dunedin 9046

This page was last updated at 12:12PM on July 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Able Minds.