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Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Manaaki Kakano - Maternal and Infant Mental Health

Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions

Programmes

Manaaki Kakano - Maternal and Infant Mental Health

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health – clinical teams, Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

Northland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Description

Manaaki Kakano - Maternal and Infant Mental Health Service provides free clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, and support to women and their partners struggling with their mental health related to pregnancy, birth, and the first year of parenting an infant.

The service includes access to psychological therapies, psychiatric reviews, nurses and social workers. The team work closely with Lead Maternity Carer (LMC)s and General Practitioners (GPs) to provide specialist input for moderate to severe mental health concerns where there is a risk of impact on the mother-baby bond

Charges

There are no fees for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the eligibility criteria set by the Ministry of Health. If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full cost of any medical treatment you receive during your stay.

To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit Ministry of Health 

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:44AM on May 16, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Manaaki Kakano - Maternal and Infant Mental Health.