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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Momentum Winter 2016

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Upcoming Events

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


  • Bipolar Support Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: August 30, 2016 - 8:00 pm


August 31, 2016
  • Themes - Panic Attacks
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 31, 2016 - 7:30 pm


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


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


September 6, 2016
  • Peer Support Shared Group
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: September 6, 2016 - 12:30 pm


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    Rising house prices are putting first home ownership out of reach for many Cantabrians. So how can we affordably provide decent housing for our people? Christchurch Dilemmas asks how do first home buyers enter the housing market and looks for innovative housing solutions working both ...

    Rising house prices are putting first home ownership out of reach for many Cantabrians. So how can we affordably provide decent housing for our people? Christchurch Dilemmas asks how do first home buyers enter the housing market and looks for innovative housing solutions working both ...

    3 hours ago

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    Could making people more connected to their communities lower the health costs to the state? And how can this be achieved? There is a growing body of research internationally linking loneliness and isolation in older people to greater ill-health and shorter life spans. Kathryn Ryan talks to Chris Ph...

    Could making people more connected to their communities lower the health costs to the state? And how can this be achieved? There is a growing body of research internationally linking loneliness and isolation in older people to greater ill-health and shorter life spans. Kathryn Ryan talks to Chris Ph...

    22 hours ago

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

    When Lucy Hone lost her daughter and family friends in a car crash, she was determined to keep living.

    When Lucy Hone lost her daughter and family friends in a car crash, she was determined to keep living.

    23 hours ago

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    Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression?

    Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression?

    August 28

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

    Attitudes to workplace bullying are what they were towards domestic violence decades ago.

    Attitudes to workplace bullying are what they were towards domestic violence decades ago.

    August 28

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

    Eating processed foods with little nutritional value may be making us mad as well as sick, new research shows. - New Zealand Herald

    Eating processed foods with little nutritional value may be making us mad as well as sick, new research shows. - New Zealand Herald

    August 28

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

    I originally took up poetry to woo girlfriends – now it helps me express my feelings and record what I’ve been through

    I originally took up poetry to woo girlfriends – now it helps me express my feelings and record what I’ve been through

    August 28

  • What are those before and after photos really saying?

    I lost 25kg but that doesn't mean the

    I lost 25kg but that doesn't mean the

    August 27

  • Peter Townsend says the Canterbuty DHB must be supported and encouraged without "negative interference, under funding, or undermining from the Health Ministry".

    OPINION: There has been a great deal of media coverage recently about the Canterbury health system and the constraints it faces.

    OPINION: There has been a great deal of media coverage recently about the Canterbury health system and the constraints it faces.

    August 26

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    Come and hear the best of the talented young Christchurch poets from the Rising Voices Youth Poetry Movement, introduced by Alice Andersen.

    Come and hear the best of the talented young Christchurch poets from the Rising Voices Youth Poetry Movement, introduced by Alice Andersen.

    August 26