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.
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.
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.
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.
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.