1737, Need to Talk?

Phone or text to 1737 anytime when you're ready to talk to a trained counsellor about reducing the harm caused by drugs.

 

 

Text or call 1737 or 0800 1737 1737
A Girl Called Hope
PO Box 302197, North Harbour, Auckland 0751

A Girl Called Hope helps 16 to 28 year old women make a positive change during a 6-month live in programme.

(09) 443 7136
Adult MH&As Inpatient Unit: Te Whare Maiangiangi
Tauranga Hospital 829 Cameron Road Tauranga

Tauranga Hospital offers an acute inpatient service for adults experiencing acute mental illness.

0800 333 477
Al-Anon Family Groups / Alateen
78 Pitt St, Auckland 1145

Al-Anon Family Group meetings brings together friends and family of problem drinkers so they can share their experiences and learn about the Al-Anon programme.

 

0508 425 2666
Alcohol Drug Helpline

Phone 0800 787 797 or text 8681 anytime when you're ready to talk to a trained counsellor about reducing the harm caused by drugs. Call the Māori Line on 0800 787 798, the Pasifika line on 0800 787 799 or the Youth Line on 0800 787 984.

 

 

Text 8681 or 0800 787 797"
Alcoholics Anonymous – AA
PO Box 6458, Wellington 6141

Turn up to an AA meeting and find a fellowship of men and women who share how they have been harmed by alcohol and their hope for a better future.

0800 229 6757
Amped4Life
PO Box 15348, Tauranga 3144

Amped4life helps our communities fight drug and alcohol problems. They work with schools, community groups and work places to help teenagers makes better life choices.

02146 1325
Ararimu Lodge
1055B Ararimu Rd, Drury 2579

Ararimu Lodge is an alcohol rehab retreat for women who are feeling overwhelmed by personal issues and have problems with alcohol.

(09) 292 4044
Ashburn Clinic
496 Taieri Road, Dunedin

Ashburn Clinic provides a detox programme for adults that want to recover from their drug addiction while staying in their Dunedin clinic.

 

(03) 476 2092
Baywide Community Law
63 Willow Street, Tauranga 3141

Baywide Community Law gives free legal help to people on low income. This can include family court and care of children, domestic violence, loss of housing, and harm in the home or community.

 

(07) 571 6812
BOP Addiction Service
Tauranga Hospital 829 Cameron Road Tauranga

The BOP Addiction Service is a regional service which offers specialist addiction services for people 18 years and older. The services offered includes advice and assessment, individual counselling and support, group work, a range of detox services, Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST), access to residential treatment and advice and treatment for the Substance Addiction Compulsory Assessment and Treatment (SACAT) Act.

 

(07) 579 8391
BOP Sexual Health Clinics
Lois Pearl House, 814 Cameron Road, Tauranga
DHB Building on Commerce Lane, Te Puke

Free drop in clinics for sexual health checks, STI (sexually transmitted infections) tests and treatments.

 

07 579 8157
BOP Therapy Foundation
PO Box 13624, Tauranga 3141

The Bay of Plenty Therapy Foundation helps people with counselling who cannot normally pay for help.

 

(07) 544 8384
Brave Hearts NZ
Support meetings in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui

Brave Hearts is a free support service for people with loved ones in the grips of substance abuse and addiction. They hold group meetings and provide phone support.

 

0508 272 834
Capri Sanctuary
42 Walters Road, Karaka, Auckland

Capri Sanctuary provides a private residential programme in Auckland for people with drug addictions.

 

0800 227 741
Drug Help

Drug Help gives online self-help for people thinking about their relationship with drugs. It also has information if you want to help someone else reduce the harm caused by drugs.

 

0800 787 797
Emerge Aotearoa
1444 Cameron Road, Greerton, Tauranga 3112

Emerge Aotearoa works with users and their whānau to reduce the harm caused by drugs. This includes looking at your background and culture, including Maori, Pacific Islands, Asian and European. Help can be with counselling, community support or finding housing.

 

(07) 579 9020
Family Link
Historic Village West, 17th Avenue West, Tauranga 3144

Family Link Fieldworkers educate support and advocate for Family and Whānau who have a loved one experiencing addiction and/or mental unwellness. They also educate, support and advocate for children and youth from the ages of 7 to 17 who have a parent or sibling experiencing addiction and/or mental unwellness.

(07) 577 1457
Family Works Northern
31 Gloucester Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116

Family Works Northern helps build strong families and helps children and their families to learn, grow and thrive. They help with counselling, group programmes and family violence prevention.

 

(07) 575 9709
Fostering Kids NZ
Level 3, 29 Waterloo Road, PO Box 30188, Lower Hutt. 5040

Fostering Kids helps caregivers, including  whānau caregivers, look after children. Support includes training sessions, group meetings, family day events and meeting other caregivers living in your area.

 

0800 693 323 or (07) 281 1137
Get Smart Tauranga
No. 53 The Village 17th Avenue West, Tauranga

Get Smart Tauranga works alongside young people up to the age of 24 to keep them safe from the harmful effects of alcohol and drugs. Help is given by free counselling from this Christian group, which also gives out free hot food and drinks from its Street Help van on Friday and Saturday nights.

(07) 571 3712 or 0800 571 3712
Graeme Dingle Foundation
6 Triton Drive, Auckland 0632

The Graeme Dingle Foundation supports youth through their Kiwi Can primary school, Stars year 9 mentoring and Project K year 10 outdoor programmes.

Grandparents raising Grandchildren
PO Box 34-892 Birkenhead, Auckland 0746

Grandparents raising Grandchildren helps grandparents and whānau caregivers look after children. Support includes group meetings, information and advice from fellow caregivers.

0800 472 637 or (07) 579 3571 or (07) 562 2850
Grief Support
147 Chadwick Road, Greerton, Tauranga

Grief Support gives counselling and information for everyone experiencing grief and loss including individual, whānau and family sessions.

(07) 578 4480
Hanmer Clinic Tauranga
1235 Cameron Road, Tauranga

Hanmer Clinic helps people that want to stop using alcohol and drugs. This includes people who are working or looking after others and are living in a safe home. Help starts with free counselling for 8-weeks so people can stop using drugs while staying at work. This is followed by regular care groups that help you stay drug free.

(07) 579 6470 or 0800 842 426
Healthcare NZ (Mental Health NZ)
PO Box 24445, Manners Street, Wellington 6142

Healthcare helps people, their family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs through a personalised support plan.

 

0800 333 676
Higher Ground
118 Beach Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610

Higher Ground is a residential addiction treatment centre based in Auckland.

(09) 834 0042
Huria Trust (Huria / Judea)
4 Te Kaponga Street, Tauranga 3110

Huria Trust works in Judea to help youth, family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs, and other health problems.

(07) 578 7838
Infant, Child & Adolescent Service
Tauranga Hospital 829 Cameron Road Tauranga

Tauranga Hospital offers comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment for children and young people between the ages of 0-19 with moderate to serious mental health problems.

(07) 579 8380 or 0800 333 477
Junction
28 Carlisle Street, Greerton, Tauranga

Junction gives one-on-one support and group meeting for people with drug problems.

(07) 543 3010
Katikati Māori Wardens Charitable Trust
49 Beach Road, Katikati 3129

Māori Wardens work to create safer communities, encourage and assist rangatahi, and support whānau following the guiding principles of respect, awhi, aroha, and whānaungatanga.

021 0832 9596 or (07) 549 2532
LINC
76 Ninth Avenue, Tauranga 3110

LINC helps people with community-based support, education and recovery programmes so they can reduce the harm caused by drugs while living in their own home.

 

(07) 578 6075
Live For More
882B Cameron Road, Tauranga

Live for More uses surf therapy to reach troubled young men and empower them to turn their lives around. They work with 17-25 year old young men who are caught up in lifestyles of drugs, alcohol, crime, gangs, prison and violence.

(07) 577 - 6798
Madison Centre
150 Waihi Road, Judea, Tauranga

The Madison Centre is a live-in house that uses a former motel to give people a safe place while they get help from other service providers.

(07) 577 1791
Maketū Health & Social Services
3 Little Waihi Road, Maketu

Ahi Ora by Maketu Health and Social Services uses the legends of Maui to help young people focus on their strengths, understand who they are, and create a better future.

 

(07) 533 2551
Maori Women’s Welfare League
The Historic Village, 17th Avenue West, Tauranga

The Maori Women's Welfare League helps families with health, alcohol and drug abuse, violence and working with other agencies to support whānau.

(07) 571 3746
Maternal MH&As Service
Tauranga Hospital 829 Cameron Road Tauranga

Tauranga Hospital offers assessment and treatment for women who develop moderate to severe mental health and addictions problems during pregnancy and up to 12 months after giving birth.

(07) 579 8380 or 0800 333 477
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Midland Regional Dementia Nurse Advisory Service
Tauranga Hospital 829 Cameron Road Tauranga

A regional dementia nurse provides resource and assistance with complex dementia services.

(07) 579 8335 or 0800 333 477
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Midland Regional Forensic Psychiatric Service (Puawai)
Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, 11 Selwyn Street, Hamilton

The Waikato DHB provides regional forensic psychiatric services covering the justice system (courts), prisons and general mental health. They also have a secure adult inpatient service based in Hamilton and a youth impatient service based in Wellington.

(07) 859 9146
Midland Regional Infant, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (ICAMHs)
2 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland

Access to Auckland Hospital Starship inpatient mental health and addictions services for children and adolescents needing specialist care.

(07) 579 8391
Moana House
401 High Street, Dunedin

Moana House is a residential therapeutic community based in Dunedin for adult males with a criminal background who want to change their lives, with many also having drug issues.

(03) 477 0842
Narcotics Anonymous

NA is made up of addicts who are trying to help each other recover from using drugs and make changes in their lives. We choose to recover by attending meetings, working the 12 Steps, finding and talking to a sponsor, helping other addicts get and stay clean and by reading and studying NA literature.

0800 NA TODAY (0800 628 632)
Needle Exchange Programme
PO Box 22-176, Christchurch

Needle Exchange Programme lets people exchange their needles and syringes so the can reduce the harm when injecting drugs.

(03) 366 9403
Ngā Kakano AOD Programme
50 Jellicoe Street, Te Puke

Ngā Kakano is a tangata whenua based organisation, working in Tauranga, Te Puke, Opotiki and Murupara. They’ll help with drug assessments and counselling, support whānau and as needed help you with resident programmes.

(07) 573 0660
Ngāi Te Ahi – Ngāti He Hauora (Maungātapu)
29 Wikitoria Street, Maungatapu, Tauranga 3112

Waipu Hauora works in Maungātapu to help youth, family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs, and other health problems.

(07) 544 8793
Ngāti Awa Social & Health Services
15 Golf Links Rd, Whakatane 3191

Ngāti Awa works in their rohe to help people and their whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs

(07) 306 0096
Ngāti Kahu Hauora
69 Carmichael Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga

Ngati Kahu Hauora helps people understand and treat their drug problem within a kaupapa Maori framework. There is also a GP service and other support through the holistic approach: ki te taha hinengaro, te taha wairua, te taha tinana, te taha whānau me nga uri o te hapu katoa.

(07) 576 0160 or 0800 760160
Nova House
43 Newtons Road, Christchurch

Moana House is a residential therapeutic community based in Christchurch that is a place of last resort for adults with the most severe addictions.

(03) 349 2053
Odyssey House
98 Greers Road, Christchurch 8053

Odyssey House phone-based counselling service for anyone with a meth problem. This includes users and those worried about someone else.

0800 6384 4357
Pathways Health
PO Box 307, Hamilton 3240

Pathways Health helps young people reduce the harm caused by drugs, including providing help in the home or finding homes to live in.

(07) 579 3235
Pirirakau Hauora Charitable Trust (Te Puna)
3 Lochhead Road and Te Ōturu, 4 Paparoa Road, Te Puna

Pirirakau Hauora works with a network of local health providers to support you with drug and other health problems. This includes helping children, teenagers and adults who are being harmed by the use of drugs in their community.

(07) 552 4573
Poutiri Trust
35 Commerce Lane, Te Puke

Poutiri Trust works with a network of local health providers to support you with drug and other health problems. This includes helping children, teenagers and adults who are being harmed by the use of drugs in their community.

(07) 573 0091
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Rau o te Huia (Tauranga)
34 Twentieth Avenue, Tauranga South 3112

Rau O Te Huia operates a 10 bed live in care house for tangata whaiora in a kaupapa Maori environment. They provide you with full time or part time care to help reduce the harm caused by drugs.

(07) 571 5136
Rongo Atea Youth Alcohol & Drug (AOD) (Hamilton)
59 Higgins Road, Dinsdale, Hamilton 3204

Rongo Atea provides taiohi between the ages of 13 to 19 with a 10-week residential AOD rehabilitation programme based in Hamilton.

(07) 846 1042
SociaLink Tauranga Moana
Historic Village, 17th Avenue West, Tauranga 3144

SociaLink works to connect and support social service agencies working in the Western Bay of Plenty.

 

(07) 578 6664
Sorted – Youth Alcohol and other Drugs Service
Tauranga Hospital - 829 Cameron Road Tauranga

Sorted is a confidential service that helps young people looking for information and help on alcohol and drugs. Young people can directly call Sorted to talk about their drug use, or parents, caregivers and whānau can call Sorted for confidential advice. You will meet a Sorted worker at a time and a place that best suits you to talk about your drug use and how you can make changes.

 

(07) 557 5052 or 0800 BAYSORT (0800 229 7678)
Springhill Treatment Centre
42 Morris Street, Napier

Springhill is a residential addiction treatment centre based in Napier for people recovering from severe to moderate addictions and associated mental health disorders.

 

(06) 873 4896
Stepping Stones Ministries
PO Box 3138, Greerton, Tauranga 3138

Stepping Stone Ministries offers a faith-based live in programme that helps men 18 and over to reduce the harm from drugs. People will live at their Koinonia Lodge for a year or more.

 

(07) 281 1196
Strengthening Families  Families Achieving Balance
c/o - STAND Children's Services, 9 Brookfield Terrace, Tauranga 3110

Strengthening Families pulls together support for your family and whānau. They work with government and other community groups so everyone can agree on a plan to move forward. Help can come from budget advisors, truancy officers, social workers, medical specialist, counsellors, and others.

Families Achieving Balance is a free Social Service Agency that provides education, help and support to families and individuals that are experiencing difficulties in their lives, covering a wide range of family problems.

 

022 077 5514 or 0800 322 487
Tauranga Budget Advisory Service
Historic Village, 159 17th Avenue West, Tauranga

The Budget Advisory Service is free help on how to manage your money and get your finances back under control.

(07) 578 0969
Tauranga Community Housing Trust
14 Willow Street, Tauranga, 3110

TCHT helps people and their family find safe, affordable housing.

 

(07) 571 5390
Tauranga Foodbank
4G Brook St, Parkvale, Tauranga 3112

Foodbank gives food parcels to families and people in need in the Tauranga region.

 

(07) 578 9888
Tauranga Western Bay Safer Communities
91 Willow Street, Tauranga

Safer Communities is a community programme that supports social agencies so people live free of drug-related harm.

 

(07) 577 7000
Tauranga Youth Development Team
37 Monmouth Street, Tauranga, 3110

The Tauranga Youth Development Team works with youth agencies to help youth in our region.

027 333 6963
Te Ao Hou (WBoP)
38 King Street, Opotiki 3162

Te Ao Hou works in Opotiki to help youth, family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs, and other health problems.

 

(07) 315 6970
Te Awanui Hauora (Matakana Is)
Opureora Rd, Matakana Island, Tauranga

Te Awanui Hauora works in Matakana Island to help youth, family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs, and other health problems.

(07) 578 7862
Te Manu Toroa Mental Health and Addiction Services
11 Tebbs Lane, Gate Pa, Tauranga

Te Manu Toroa helps parents and whānau concerned about their tamariki or rangatahi, plus rangatahi that are worried and need help to deal with drug issues. They work with agencies that provide a holistic service that includes whānau and collective ways of improving situations.

 

(07) 577 4911
Te Nikau Addictions Centre
69 Valley Road, Paraparaumu

Te Nikau Addictions Centre is a residential addiction treatment centre based in Paraparaumu for people recovering from severe to moderate addictions.

(06) 873 4896
Te Puna Hauora ki Uta ki Tai
139 15th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga

At Te Puna Hauora helps tamariki, rangatahi, adults and whānau with alcohol and drug interventions within a kaupapa Maori framework.

 

(07) 571 8024 or 0800 800 508
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tamawhariua
18 Rereatukahia Road, Katikati, Bay of Plenty 3178

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tamawhariua helps people, their family and whānau with drug and alcohol problems using a kaupapa Māori framework.

 

027 4728 190
Te Rūnanga O Ngāi Te Rangi Iwi Trust
Te Awa o Tukorako Lane, Taiaho Place, Whareroa, Mt Maunganui

Ngāi Te Rangi offer the Peaceful Warriors alchohol and drugs programme targeting 10 to 26 year olds and their whānau to help reduce the harm from drugs. They also operate a free mobile health clinic that will come to your community.

 

(07) 575 3765 or 022 043 4166 or 022 043 5325
Te Tawharau o te Ora (Tauranga)
441 Fraser St, Parkvale, Tauranga 3112

Te Tawharau o te Ora will help you find emergency accommodation for Maori and Pacific Island whānau in the Tauranga area. They also help whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs.

021 162 8065
Te Tomika Trust
60 Grace Road, Tauranga 3112

Te Tomika Trust helps people, their family and whānau with drug and alcohol problems using a kaupapa Māori framework.

 

(07) 578 9733
Te Tuingā Whānau (Tauranga)
190 Chadwick Rd, Greerton, Tauranga 3142

Te Tuingā Whānau works in Tauranga to help youth, family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs, and other health problems.

 

(07) 571 0875
Te Utahina
1154 Hinemoa St, Rotorua 3010

Te Utahina provides residential AOD rehabilitation beds in Rotorua within a Kaupapa Māori framework.

(07) 348 3598
Te Whare Oranga Ngakau
Hinemoa Tower, 1154 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010

Te Whare Oranga Ngakau is a kaupapa Māori alcohol and drug residential centre based in Rotorua that is suited for people that no longer have complex drug problems but have other care needs or need to develop other skills.

(07) 348 3598
The Salvation Army
176 Fraser St, Tauranga 3112

Whether you're considering getting help for yourself or a friend or relative, the Salvation Army Bridge will help you with alcohol or drug use and help you find ways to get things under control. The Salvation Army uses a 12-step spiritual pathway that can include family and friends to help you find a life or serenity and peace.

(07) 578 9329 or 0800 53 0000
The Turning Point
20 Kingsway Avenue, Auckland 1025

The Turning Point is a residential detox programme based in Auckland that helps people gain a life free from substance abuse, with support for family and friends.

 

0800 863 3869
Tupu Ora Eating Disorder Services (TOEDS)
Building 14 (Level 2)
Greenlane Clinical Centre
214 Greenlane Road West Epsom, Auckland 1051

Specialised eating disorder services and support including residential care.

(09) 623 4650
Turning Point Trust
28 Carlisle Street, Greerton

Turning Point Trust runs a range of day activities for adults so they can build on their strengths and interests, as well as support for finding jobs and building careers.

(07) 578 6934
Vincent House Recovery Trust
78 No 3 Rd, Te Puke 3183

VHRT helps with community-based support so people can take charge of their own health and wellbeing. They also help people develop their skills and find work.

(07) 573 6483
Waipu Hauora (Matapihi)
24 Hungahungatoroa Road, Matapihi

Waipu Hauora works in Matapihi to help youth, family and whānau reduce the harm caused by drugs, and other health problems.

 

(07) 577 1921
Whaiorangā Trust
531 Welcome Bay Road, Welcome Bay, Tauranga 3175

At Whaiorangā Trust they help with alcohol and drug interventions with a primary focus is the wellbeing of whānau, hapu and iwi.

(07) 544 9981
Whaiorangā Trust (Tauranga)
531 Welcome Bay Rd, RD5 Tauranga

Whaiorangā Trust works with social agencies to reduce the harm caused to our communities from drugs.

07 544 9981
Workplace Support
Level 1, 286 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch 8140

Workplace Support works with businesses to help staff who are using drugs and want to reduce the harm to themselves and their workplace.

0800 333 200
Youth Horizons
401 Devonport Road 3140, Tauranga

Youth Horizons supports children, young people and their families and whānau with challenging conduct and addiction problems. This includes foster housing in a family and whānau setting.

(07) 575 2639