Addiction

Addiction

Alcohol Drug Helpline

Overview
The Helpline offers free confidential information, insight and support on issues arising from drinking or other drug use. Maori Line 0800 787 798 Pasifika Line 0800 787 799 YOUTH service 0800 787 894 Text 8681 The Alcohol Drug Helpline is a free national telephone service. If you need help with your own or someone else's drinking or other drug use phone 0800 787 797 We offer a range of options: information and resources; brief interventions for alcohol and other drug problems; a call-back service where the Helpline calls the client at a pre-arranged time to assist them to reach their goals and relapse prevention for those who have made the change. We work with concerned others and support families/whanau to stay well when their loved ones are struggling with an alcohol or other drug problem.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Auckland Service Centre

  • Telephone 0800 229 675 or 09 366 6688
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  • Address Wesley Bicentenary Hall, 78 Pit Street, Auckland
  • Postal Address Level 2, Wesley Bicentenary Hall, 78 Pit Street, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
If drinking is a problem and you want to stop. AA can help using a 12 step program.

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 0508 784 8667 or 09 415 1091
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  • Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Culturally-specific, combines smokefree promotion and smoking cessation in a family-oriented setting for the Asian population of the Waitemata district.

Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (AOTS)

  • Telephone 09 815 5841
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  • Address Pitman House, 50 Carrington Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland, 1026
  • Postal Address Pitman House, 50 Carrington Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland, 1026
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
AOTS provides services for opioid use for addiction. This includes: Opioid substitution treatment Advice to GP's and/or patients GP authorisation for prescribing if indicated

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

  • Telephone 050 822 7111
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  • Address 55 Hugo Johnston Dr, Penrose.
  • Postal Address 55 Hugo Johnston Dr, Penrose.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
CAP have a high success rate in getting clients debt free. This is achieved through the provision of a wide range of specialised financial services, personal support and ongoing education. CAP also provides focused support groups to address the underlying causes of unmanageable debt - unemployment, addiction and life skills. CAP offers hope and solutions to people struggling with debt.

Community Alcohol and Drug Service - Asian/Chinese Clinic (CADS Asian/Chinese Clinic)

  • Telephone 09 570 3754
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  • Address 15-19 Clifton Court, Pilkington Road, Panmure, Auckland 1072
  • Postal Address 15-19 Clifton Court, Pilkington Road, Panmure, Auckland 1072
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
CADS Asian/Chinese Clinic is an alcohol and drug services that provides education and treatment options for Asians/Chinese who suffer from alcohol and drug issues. This is a free service.

Community Alcohol and Drug Service - Rainbow Service (CADS Rainbow Service)

Overview
CADS Rainbow Service provides counselling and group support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Takataapui and fa'afafine (LGBTTF/Rainbow) communities in Auckland.

Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS )

  • Telephone 09 488 2701 (North Shore), 09 837 9400 (West)
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  • Address 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, Auckland
  • Postal Address 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, Auckland (North Shore)
     1 Trading Place, Henderson (West)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CADS offer a range of free services, funded through the Waitemata District Health Board to anybody in the Auckland region wanting to solve an alcohol or drug related question, issue or problem, or are concerned about or affected by someone else's use. Our confidential services aim to help reduce the harm caused by alcohol or drug use. Services include: Dual Diagnosis Service aims to support people experiencing both substance misuse and mental health issues. Pregnancy and Parental Service provides assessment, information and support to pregnant women and parents of children under 3.

Community Alcohol and Drug Services 65 Plus (CADS)

  • Telephone 09 837 9400
  • Address 1st Floor, 1 Trading Place, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address 1st Floor, 1 Trading Place, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CADS 65 Plus is a free service to anyone living in Auckland aged 65 years plus who is concerned about their own or someone else's use of alcohol and other drugs, including prescribed medications. Experienced alcohol and other drug clinicians offer a wide range of support and counselling.

Community Alcohol and Drug Services Altered High Youth Service (CADS)

  • Telephone 09 845 1893
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  • Address L2, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland, Auckland
  • Postal Address L2, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Altered High is a team of health professionals that helps young people aged 13-19 with concerns about their own, or someone else’s, alcohol or drug use. Altered High provides interventions to reduce the harm from AoD use and help young people stop using alcohol and/or drugs. Altered High is mobile and can see young people in a place that suits.

Gambling Helpline

  • Telephone 0800 654 655 or Text 8006
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Service available Nationwide: 7 day free phone counselling Open 24 hours a day Email support and an online discussion forum 'talking point' on the web Free text facility: text 8006 Specialist services: Maori Gambling helpline – 0800 654 656 Vai Lelei Pasifika Gambling helpline – 0800 654 657 Gambling Debt helpline – 0800 654 658 Youth Gambling helpline 0800 654 659 Can put people in touch with free face-to-face counselling Support open to all ethnicities

Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust (Higher Ground)

  • Telephone 09 834 0017 (North Shore) or 09 834 0017 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 118 Beach Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610
  • Postal Address 118 Beach Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610 (North Shore)
     118 Beach Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Higher Ground provides an 18 week residential programme for people with a dependency to alcohol and other drugs. The programme aims to assist residents to improve social and psychological well-being and to maintain abstinence from alcohol and other drug use.

Mind and Body Consultants Ltd

  • Telephone 09 630 5909
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Mind and Body offers a Peer Support Service. PSWs work with peers supporting them on their recovery journey and helping to promote their autonomy. Mind and Body defines recovery as living the life the peer wants, in the presence or absence of mental distress. We see no reason why mental illness should mean isolation from the rest of the world.

Narcotics Anonymous

  • Telephone 0800 628 632
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A recovery programme offering support and hope for those with a desire to stop using drugs/alcohol. While not personally responsible for having the disease of addiction, people with addictions are responsible for their own recovery. Choose recovery-by attending meetings, working the 12 Steps, finding a sponsor, helping other addicts get and stay clean, and by reading and studying NA literature.

New Zealand Al-Anon Family Groups

  • Telephone 09 309 4792
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  • Address 78 Pitt St, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address 78 Pitt St, Auckland 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Support for families and friends of problem drinkers.

Odyssey House Assessment & Admission Centre

  • Telephone 09 638 4957
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  • Address Unit 4, 3029 Great North Road, New Lynn, Auckland
  • Postal Address Unit 4, 3029 Great North Road, New Lynn, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Odyssey House offers a number of different treatment programmes for residential/non-residential clients experiencing drug, alcohol, gambling and other associated problems. Specific programmes for adults and adolescents with a substance disorder/co-existing mental health disorder. Adult and young adult services Family centre Co-existing disorders service Transitional houses Youth service residential programme Youth community services School based youth programme

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

  • Telephone 09 376 3068
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
A fellowship of individuals who support one another in solving their common problem of compulsive eating (including anorexia, bulimia, overeating, compulsive food behaviours and obesity). The primary focus is to carry the message that recovery is possible. No fees. Ring for a list of meetings.

Pathways

  • Telephone 09 261 3401
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  • Address PO Box 76536 Manukau, Auckland 2241
  • Postal Address PO Box 76536 Manukau, Auckland 2241
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pathways is New Zealand's leading national provider of community-based mental health and wellness services. Pathways provides a range of support services around housing, practical daily living, employment and being healthy. We help people with experience of mental illness to live well in the communities of their choice.

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF)

  • Telephone 0800 664 262 or 0800 862 342 (Asian Services)
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  • Address Takapuna Citizens Advice Bureau Community Services Building, 7 The Strand Takapuna, 0622
  • Postal Address Takapuna Citizens Advice Bureau Community Services Building, 7 The Strand Takapuna, 0622 (Takapuna/Fri only)
     Henderson Citizens Advice Bureau 11 Trading Place Henderson, 0612 (Waitakere/Mon & Thurs only)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia. Qualified counsellors provide free and confidential counselling for gamblers and others affected by gambling. PGF also has dedicated Asian and Pasifika teams. A public health team work on problem gambling issues in the community.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)

  • Telephone 021 377 293
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  • Address Augustine Fellowship
  • Postal Address Augustine Fellowship
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
SLAA, modelled on the 12-step programme pioneered by AA offers a supportive environment for those whose compulsive sexual behaviour has become unmanageable and who have a desire to stop acting out on that behaviour. There is a men's group, mixed groups, and a Skype group available. Full details are on the SLAA information line 021 377 293 or www.aucklandslaa.org.nz
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