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Waitaki Mental Health Support Group

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Description

Peer support - for and by peers who are surviving mental distress

Programmes

Waitaki Mental Health Support Group

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Please call or text Carron directly on 027 282 0615, if you are interested in attending the peer support group.

Individuals may like to meet one-on-one first, in order to understand more about peer support, before attending their first group. Some may prefer to only have one to one interaction.

Description

This group provides a safe, peer-led, supportive environment for individuals who are experiencing mental health distress.

Groups are held in Oamaru, twice a month plus an informal session. Most Saturdays there is also an informal gathering of like minds for coffee and art and craft, or just to chat.

A group is also held in Kurow, running twice a month.

Ages

GP

Self referral

Other

Other Agency

Charges

Groups are free to attend

Hours

Sat11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
 2nd Thursday of each month: 

Afternoon coffee group

 3rd Thursday of each month:

Evening group session

6:30pm to 8pm

 1st Thursday of each month:

Chat and coffee session

2pm to 3pm

ATTEND ALL GROUPS FOR AS LONG A TIME PERIOD AS YOU CHOOSE

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Public Transport

Transport to and from meetings can be provided for individuals travelling from Kurow or those based in Oamaru.

Contact Details

Ōamaru

Waitaki

  • Mobile

    027 282 0615

Oamaru

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Street Address

Oamaru

Postal Address

Waitaki Mental Health Support Group
PO Box 56
Kurow 9446

This page was last updated at 11:46AM on March 1, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitaki Mental Health Support Group.