Canterbury Mental Health Directory

MHERC produces an annually updated Canterbury Mental Health Directory of Mental Health Services in the Canterbury region, including Canterbury District Health Board Specialist Mental Health Services.

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(03) 365 5344
(03) 381 0530
116 Marshland Road, Shirley,
New Zealand,8061

The Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC) provides information, a free public library, as well as professional development and community education about mental health, wellbeing, mental illness, and addiction. Our services are available to everyone, including those who may be affected by mental illness, seeking wellbeing for themselves or others, and those working in the mental health or social service sectors.

  • Support: Friendly, knowledgeable staff to assist you in finding appropriate information and services to meet your needs.
  • Library: Free public library with books, DVDs and CDs on a wide range of topics including stress, sleep, child and adolescent wellbeing, communication, relationships, anxiety, depression, addiction, and much more.
  • Resources: Brochures and fact sheets, including local support services available.
  • Professional Development: Our courses aim to enhance participants’ knowledge, understanding and attitudes from a researched evidence and strengths based perspective. We provide practical skills and tools for participants to use in their everyday practice. We run courses throughout the year and can also provide onsite training to organisations.
  • Community Education: Along with our collaborative partners we are able to offer free or affordable education workshops in the community. 
  • Education for NGO’s, agencies and businesses: Our expertise in workplace psychology and education enables us to provide both standard and custom solutions to help you achieve a happy, engaged, knowledgeable and skilled workforce.
  • Meeting Room Hire: Our well-equipped meeting room is available for hire for eligible community organisations and businesses at affordable rates. 
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