Frequently Asked Questions

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Able Minds supports tangata whaiora who are affected by mental distress or addiction and their family and whānau in New Zealand. Our goal is to provide individuals and whānau with the strength, skills, and support they need for a better life experience at home, in the community, and at work both now and into the future.  Please refer to Our Work on this website for more detail on our specific services.

Not specifically however our activity centres and peer support groups seek to build confidence in tangata whaiora and their whanau, create support networks and connections which makes it easier for those with distress to reengage with their community. Able Minds has partnerships with other providers who can assist with work readiness and obtaining employment.

Our whanau and tangata whaiora support divisions are free of charge, however Timeout Contact is a fee for service (either funded through Ministry of Justice or a paid service if privately referred).  

Yes, Able Minds is a Charitable Trust set up with the purpose of assisting tangata whaiora who are affected by mental distress and addiction and their whanau. 

Able Minds has accredited social workers who provide counselling services as well as team members who provide emotional and practical support throughout your journey.

Able Minds supports tangata whaiora and whanau of all ages.  Please see Our Work on this website for more detail.

You are always welcome at Able Minds offices however we are also a mobile service and our people can come to you.  We can offer assistance virtually.

Able Minds takes a wide interpretation of what mental health and addiction consists of, so please don't hesitate to reach out.

Able Minds has a wide variety of peer support groups throughout the region for both tangata whaiora and whanau.  Please click here for whanau peer support or here for tangata whaiora support.