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