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Capital & Coast DHB provides a full range of mental health and addiction services, from crisis, acute inpatient care, intensive psychiatric care, services for the elderly, psychology, alcohol and drug and also specialist services for children and young people, including early intervention, personality disorder and maternal mental health.

The World Health Organisation definition 

Capital & Coast DHB Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID) is divided into two sub-directorates with distinct areas of responsibility for mental health and addiction provision.  The first, the Local Mental Health and Addiction Service is for the people of the Wellington and Kapiti Districts and the second, Te Korowai-Whäriki, is to provide Central Regional and National services to people requiring mental health, addiction and intellectual disability assessment and treatment.

This website offers information and contact details for the Local Mental Health and Addiction Services.  Information about National and Regional Services can be found by following the link to the Te Korowai-Whäriki  website.

Local MHS Region

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