Service

Supporting individuals and whānau to navigate life after suicide loss

Aoake te Rā is here to assist the bereaved to adapt to their loss by suicide.

  • We are an emerging service that has been devloped using co-design with bereaved indiviudals, whānau and communities
  • We offer a service for those needing focused support following bereavement by suicide. The service is: 
    • free
    • available to all ages and at any stage after bereavement
    • a brief service with approximately four hours support per person (eg four 60 minute sessions) 
    • available for individuals, couple or whānau groups 
  • We offer face to face, online and phone services
  • We are one of a range of services that support people bereaved by suicide (see diagram) 
  • We aim to be a culturally responsive, safe and effective service
  • We work with identified local Providers (eg counsellors, psychologists and other health professionals) who we train in suicide bereavement. 
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Service Update

May 2021:

We currently have Providers in 13 DHBs particulalry Nelson Marlborough, Canterbury, Auckland, Waitemata and Counties Manukau. Check the 'Find a provider' page to see face to face Providers available in your area or to access a large range of Providers online.