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Addiction Advice and Assessment Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Programmes

Problem Gambling Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling, Venue exclusion for problem gamblers

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals to this service can come from any source including self-referral.

Please contact directly for more information.

Description

Provider of problem gambling clinical and public health services for problem gamblers, family and affected others in the Nelson-Tasman and Marlborough regions. This service provides individuals with education, advice and…

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Excessive Screen Time Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - other

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

As there is limited access to this service, referral should come via your GP or PHO.

Description

Limited support for is available for individuals or family effected by issues of excessive screentime (this may include online gaming, social media etc). A family based approach is often taken…

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Alcohol and Other Drug Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

As there is limited access to this service, referral should come via your GP or PHO.

Description

Limited support is available to those suffering from mild to moderate alcohol and other drug issues. This includes face to face counselling, education and support.

NZTA Alcohol and Other Drug Assessments

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough, Canterbury, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Process

Individuals can be referred to Addiction Advice and Assessment by NZTA or AA, as an approved NZTA Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment provider.

Description

This service provides NZTA Alcohol and Drug Assessments for individuals with an indefinite disqualification.

Assessments are available in South Auckland, Christchurch and Nelson.

Staff

Mathew McMillan: Director/Health Promotor/Multi-Venue Co-ordinator

Stuart Bruce: Counsellor/Gambling Venue Exclusion Facilitator (Nelson-Tasman)

Gina Anderson: Support Worker/Health Promoter/Gambling Venue Facilitator (Marlborough)

Ages

GP

Self referral

Other

Assessment Agency, Other Agency, Helpline

Charges

No fees apply for Gambling Support services.

All other services have limited funding.

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Appointments outside these hours are by arrangement. Please phone/text Mathew on 02102260819.  Limited Days/Hours for Marlborough Service. 

Public Holidays: Closed Marlborough Anniversary (1 Nov), Nelson Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Contact Details

159 Hardy Street

Nelson Marlborough

  • Freephone

    0800 263 457

Room 10 (upstairs)
159 Hardy Street
Nelson 7010

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Room 10 (upstairs)
159 Hardy Street
Nelson 7010

This page was last updated at 10:19AM on August 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Addiction Advice and Assessment Services.