Whānau / Family support
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.
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.
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 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.
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.