Te Whare Mahana Trust
Mental Health & Addictions Service
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support
- Age Groups
Adult / pakeke
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP
Please note: This service is for people in or residing in the Golden Bay area.
The Peer Support and Advocacy Worker facilitates peer support groups based on client need and interest and supports service users/tangata whaiora in relationship building that may enhance personal and social skills in community settings by providing access to community recreational, employment and vocational services. In addition the person in this role can be a support person at appointments with doctors, lawyers, government agencies, care managers, and at home and hospital assessments as well as providing information on services available. An important service is assisting service users/tangata whaiora to understand the choices open to them so that they can make informed decisions about their own care as well as providing information to enable service users/tangata whaiora to make an informed decision about how to proceed with issues.
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This page was last updated at 12:39PM on December 17, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whare Mahana Trust.