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Green Prescription - Otago & Southland

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Green Prescription is a free intervention programme aimed at those aged 17 and above. Our trained Green Prescription (GRx) staff provide free personalised support for you to begin your journey to a healthier, more active you.  The programme is designed to enhance physical, mental and social wellbeing through free physical activity and healthy eating support. We will work with you to find the best solution for your circumstances, whether you are new or returning to physical activity.

In Southland, we provide initial phone consultation and phone-based support (once a month for three months).

For more information, see the Active Southland website

In Otago, we provide initial phone consultation and phone-based support (once a month for three months or longer).

For more information, see the Sport Otago website here. 

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Referral

Click here to complete a self-referral form for Otago.

Click here to complete a self-referral form for Southland.

Charges

No fees apply.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (25 Mar), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), Southland Anniversary (2 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct).

Services Provided

Green Presciption - Active Families

This is a health intervention programme aimed at 4 - 18 year olds and their families. Our Service Includes: Ideas, tips and information about healthy eating and activity/sport options. Trial passes and subsidised rates for some facilities/physical activity options. Opportunities and support to try new things. Goal setting and motivational support.

Service types: Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Healthy eating, Exercise and activity, Mindfulness and mental wellbeing, Family / whānau support.

This is a health intervention programme aimed at 4 - 18 year olds and their families.

Our Service Includes:

  • Ideas, tips and information about healthy eating and activity/sport options.
  • Trial passes and subsidised rates for some facilities/physical activity options.
  • Opportunities and support to try new things.
  • Goal setting and motivational support.

Region

Dunedin - South Otago, Southland

Contact Details

40 Logan Park Drive, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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This page was last updated at 12:53PM on November 23, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Otago & Southland.