Manawatu Supporting Families believes that Family/ Whanau provide the greatest support to all people affected by mental illness and addiction. We strive to build and sustain resilience in the whole family so that they can flourish on their journey. We will provide a safe environment built on trust, honesty, empathy and professionalism. We are committed to listening to people, respecting people and providing them with opportunities,information and education. We will be accessible, fexible and give reliable support in times of need and great difficulty.
We will walk alongside you and positively encourage and empower you to achieve wellbeing.
We provide the highest quality support, advocacy, education and services for all people, and the community affected by mental illness and addiction.
We will provide a safe environment built on trust, honesty, empathy and professionalism.
Supporting Families in Mental Illness Manawatu district stretches across the North Island of New Zealand from the west to the east coast and is distinguished by the Tararua and Ruahine ranges that traverse the centre of the district.