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 focussed on recovery to people with anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, substance addiction and other forms of mental distress
– peer advocacy through Consumer Advocacy Services for people with mental illness and/or addiction experience
Latnam House, a peer-run drop in social centre
Awareness, a consumer leadership and participation forum who are contributing effective ideas for improvements to mental health and addiction services
– a weekly radio show on Plains FM covering a range of topics related to mental health and wellbeing
– informative websites on anxiety and bipolar disorder

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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
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Latest News

Community Workshops and Courses August 2015


Community Workshops and Courses July 2015


Community Workshops and Courses June 2015


Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

The next WRAP programme starts on Thursday May 28th 2015...


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