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Taranaki Primary Connections

QuickInfo

  • Mild to moderate mental health support
  • Available to those aged over 12 years
  • Referral required from GPs, public health nurses or school counsellors
  • Registered counsellors and pyschologists available

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Taranaki Primary Connections (TPC) meets the needs of adults and youth with mild to moderate mental health issues.  Download a copy of the referral form here.

These can be characterised by persistent or overwhelming feelings of anxiety, stress and feeling low. Different factors and situations cause these feelings: Relationship and family difficulties, work or educational-related problems, grief or loss.

Taranaki Primary Connections co-ordinates the brief intervention of counselling and psychological support following a referral from a health professional such as a GP or public health nurse or school counsellor.

We assess an individual’s needs and arrange access to a range of qualified counsellors and registered psychologists throughout Taranaki.These include our own TPC therapists.  To read more about about the service see our story.

Up to four sessions are available depending on individual circumstances.  To view our brochure click here or on the image below. 

TPC is a primary mental health service supported by Midland Health Network.

Taranaki Primary Connections rack card

Who provides this service?

Tui Ora
Ph 06 759 4064
Email: reception@tuiora.co.nz

Email: reception@tuiora.co.nz

Where is this service located?

How much does this service cost?

Counselling is free. Up to four sessions available.

Who is this service for?

Those who present with mild to moderate mental health issues.

Clients over the age of 12 years.

Patients aged from 12 to 16 years need consent on referral from a guardian.

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Contact

TPC co-ordinator on 06 759 4064 or tpc@tuiora.co.nz

Accepted Referrers

  • General Practitioners
  • Nurse Practitioner

Accepted Referral Methods

  • Email (Preferred)
  • K10 or PHQ9 (Supported by)
  • Medtech

Referrer Feedback

All referrals are acknowledged with an email to the referrer within two working days.

Discharge summary report sent to referrer at the completion of the package of care.

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QuickInfo

  • Mild to moderate mental health support
  • Available to those aged over 12 years
  • Referral required from GPs, public health nurses or school counsellors
  • Registered counsellors and pyschologists available