Support groups / Northland

Arataki Ministries

Community-based support for people with mental illness in Northland. Provider of residential, transitions, packages of care and community support.

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Phone: 09 430 3044
Email: admin (at)

Te Tai Tokerau Tangata Whai Ora Network (TTTWON)/Northland Consumer Network

Peer support and networking.

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Phone: 09 438 4115
Email: arataki.consnet (at)

WAVES - Bereaved by suicide in Northland

This practical, supportive educational group for 6-8 people is facilitated by professional counsellors and educators and runs over 8 weeks. Attendees are able to share thoughts and feelings about what's happened, discuss the nature of suicide and gain information and ideas about how to care for themselves and others, including children, after a suicide. The group is open to people 17 yrs + bereaved by suicide. Registration and attendance at a pre-group meeting is essential before attending this group.

Cost: Koha/Donation

Phone: Northland Supporting Families Branch: 0800 789 134