Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support (MHAPS)

We assist people who experience mental distress, mental illness and / or substance addiction through their choice of services towards recovery.

We offer a warm welcome and comfortable place where people are accepted and listened to.

“Together on the road to wellbeing”

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Upcoming Events

June 28, 2016
  • Peer Support Shared Group
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 28, 2016 - 12:30 pm


  • Wellbeing Workshop
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: June 28, 2016 - 2:30 pm


June 29, 2016
  • Recovery Works
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 29, 2016 - 2:30 pm


  • Depression Support Group
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 29, 2016 - 8:30 pm


June 30, 2016
  • Moodswingers Singing Group
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: June 30, 2016 - 1:30 pm


July 1, 2016
  • Friday Group Oxford Terrace
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: July 1, 2016 - 2:00 pm


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  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS shared a link.

    It's been recommended I have therapy, and CBT was suggested. But I've been told a few different things. Does it matter what type of therapy it is? Confused. - New Zealand Herald

    It's been recommended I have therapy, and CBT was suggested. But I've been told a few different things. Does it matter what type of therapy it is? Confused. - New Zealand Herald

    19 hours ago

  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS shared Brain Pickings's post.

    A wonderfully honest illustrated meditation on what it's like to live with anxiety and how to break free

    A wonderfully honest illustrated meditation on what it's like to live with anxiety and how to break free

    19 hours ago

  • Check out the latest podcasts from Quiet Minds here.

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    Plains FM, community radio broadcasting to Christchurch and the plains

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  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS shared a link.

    Neuroscience is giving us new insights into people who abuse drugs and alcohol and new hope for their treatment.

    Neuroscience is giving us new insights into people who abuse drugs and alcohol and new hope for their treatment.

    19 hours ago

  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS shared a link.

    The death of Elspeth Muir's brother has been the force behind a book she's written called Wasted: A Story of Alcohol, Grief and a Death in Brisbane. Elspeth Muir joins Wallace to discuss why we drink the way we do and why it needs to be changed.

    The death of Elspeth Muir's brother has been the force behind a book she's written called Wasted: A Story of Alcohol, Grief and a Death in Brisbane. Elspeth Muir joins Wallace to discuss why we drink the way we do and why it needs to be changed.

    19 hours ago

  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS added a new photo.

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    21 hours ago

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    "I am a transgender man who had to leave my rehab early because of bullying. I have now been in two sober living houses and have struggled so much becaus...

    "I am a transgender man who had to leave my rehab early because of bullying. I have now been in two sober living houses and have struggled so much becaus...

    21 hours ago

  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS shared a link.

    Youth from Christchurch's east want to change how people view where they live.

    Youth from Christchurch's east want to change how people view where they live.

    22 hours ago

  • Mental Health Advocacy and Peer Support MHAPS shared a link.

    Cantabrians are still struggling with mental health problems associated with the devastating earthquakes of five years ago, health professionals say.

    Cantabrians are still struggling with mental health problems associated with the devastating earthquakes of five years ago, health professionals say.

    23 hours ago

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    OPINION: Why won't you photoshop my images before publishing them?

    OPINION: Why won't you photoshop my images before publishing them?

    June 26