At MHAPS we offer a warm welcome and a place where people are accepted and listened to.

Our passion is to assist people who experience mental distress/mental illness and/or addictions towards recovery.

All of us at MHAPS have a personal or family experience of mental illness, mental distress or addictions. Our peer support workers have particular personal understanding of anxiety and of bipolar disorder. You can be assured of empathy and an accepting attitude from our staff. Read more about us

What We Do

What We Do

We offer peer support services to people with anxiety through Anxiety Support @MHAPS and bipolar disorder through Bipolar Support @MHAPS , peer advocacy through Consumer Advocacy Services for people with mental illness and/or addiction experience, a peer-run drop in social centre, a weekly social drop-in for Pacifica peoples, a weekly show on Plains FM , an effective mental health consumer leadership and participation group who are contributing ideas for improvements to mental health service . Find out more

Contact Us

Contact Us


Physical Address

826 Colombo Street (corner Peterborough Street),
Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Phone : 03 365 9479
Rural Phone : 0800 437 324

Postal Address

P.O. Box 33-332, Barrington,
Christchurch 8244

Free street parking in Peterborough Street.
Bus # : 14, 8, 11, 12, 18, 22, 29

Website updates

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- Course & Workshop
- Support Groups pages

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