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Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Nelson)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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83A Buxton Square, Nelson

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, Motueka

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

We support families and whānau to navigate through mental health services and agencies to get the help they and their family member need.  We provide face to face and telephone support, peer support groups, educational programmes for children, and self care strategies for families and whānau. 

Our service extends from Murchison to Motueka and Golden Bay, Richmond to Nelson and as far as Rai Valley.

COVID 19 - We are still accepting new referrals and providing support & information to families and whānau via telephone and/or ZOOM contacts during the COVID 19 lockdown period. 

Programmes

Support, Education, Information and Advocacy

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Eating disorders

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

We accept referrals from anyone seeking support for a family/whānau who has a family member with a mental illness or addiction.    www.yellowbrickroad.org.nz 

Description

Yellow Brick Road - Nelson provides free support for families, whānau and carers of people with a major mental illness and/or addiction. We provide information, resources, education, advocacy, social and…

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Family/Whanau Peer Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more information on family whānau support groups please contact: 

The Manager phone (03) 546 6090 ext 3 email

Description

Peer Support Group for those who support someone living with bipolar disorder

Meets monthly at SF Nelson in Alma House
Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or
deanne.@yellowbrickroad.org.nz for…

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Children Understanding Mental Illness (CUMI)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child / tamariki

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or deanne@yellowbrickroad.org.nz for more information.

Description

We provide a children's educational and resilience building programme about mental illness for children 6- 12 years who have a parent or sibling with a mental illness/addiction. Programme consists of…

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About Mental Illness - Rangatahi Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact Deanne on 03 546 6090 or deanne@yellowbrickroad.org.nz  for more information.

Description

A five session educational programme for young people aged 12-16 years who have a parent or sibling with a mental illness and/or addiction.

Charges

All our services are free and completely confidential.

Hours

83A Buxton Square, Nelson

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

COVID 19 - we are still accepting new referrals and providing telephone and/or zoom support and information to families and whānau during the Alert level 4 period. 

Public Holidays: Closed Nelson Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Motueka Community House, Decks Reserve, Motueka

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Tue9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thu12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Our Motueka Family whānau support worker also visits Golden Bay regularly (appointments necessary).

Public Holidays: Closed Nelson Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 21 Dec. Closed 22 Dec. Open 23 Dec. Closed 24 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 28 Dec. Closed 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec. Closed 31 Dec — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 4 Jan. Closed 5 Jan. Open 6 Jan. Closed 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL), English

Document Downloads

  • Brochure (PDF, 510.1 KB)
    A guide to our services in Nelson

Parking

Plenty of parking is available at both locations.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 8:58AM on October 16, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Nelson).