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Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

Formerly Nelson Marlborough Health - Addictions Service

The Nelson Marlborough Health Addictions Service is a regional service, with facilities located in Nelson, Motueka, Golden Bay and Blenheim.

Nelson Addictions Service is committed to reducing the harms associated with addiction to individuals, family, whānau and the community.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For emergency assistance outside these hours call:

Nelson/Tasman  0800 776 364 
Blenheim 0800 948 497

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Marlborough Anniversary (4 Nov), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Community Detox Service

Community managed detoxification/withdrawal is provided in a planned way and takes place in an outpatient or community setting. This is a medical detox for people where withdrawal doesn’t require inpatient medical support. The service may provide mobile home managed withdrawal and also manage medication as required during the withdrawal process.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community (medical detox)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • People with addiction problems, please phone directly
  • Family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • Other services working with the person affected by addiction problems.
Description

Community managed detoxification/withdrawal is provided in a planned way and takes place in an outpatient or community setting. This is a medical detox for people where withdrawal doesn’t require inpatient medical support. The service may provide mobile home managed withdrawal and also manage medication as required during the withdrawal process.

Opioid Substitution Treatment

Opioid substitution treatment (Methadone and Buprenorphine)

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • People with addiction problems, please phone directly
  • Family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • Other services working with the person affected by addiction problems.
Description

Opioid substitution treatment (Methadone and Buprenorphine)

Local Support Groups

Nelson Groups Rational Recovery open group - Delivered at Nikau Hauora Hub 88 Selwyn Place Nelson Relapse Prevention open group - Delivered at Nikau Hauora Hub 88 Selwyn Place Nelson

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • People with addiction problems, please phone directly
  • Family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • Other services working with the person affected by addiction problems.
Description

Nelson Groups 

  • Rational Recovery open group - Delivered at Nikau Hauora Hub 88 Selwyn Place Nelson
  • Relapse Prevention open group - Delivered at Nikau Hauora Hub 88 Selwyn Place Nelson
Seminars, Workshops and Training

Seminars and workshops on drug use issues can be provided and facilitated in work places, schools and to interested groups. Training for other professionals and community workers on drug use issues can also be provided.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Training - AOD

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Seminars, workshops and training can be provided on request. Please contact us directly for more information.

Description

Seminars and workshops on drug use issues can be provided and facilitated in work places, schools and to interested groups.

Training for other professionals and community workers on drug use issues can also be provided.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly

Contact Details

Hospital Road
Witherlea
Blenheim
Marlborough 7201

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Street Address

Hospital Road
Witherlea
Blenheim
Marlborough 7201

Postal Address

Wairau Hospital
PO Box 46
Blenheim 7240

25 Greenwood Street, Motueka

Nelson Marlborough

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This page was last updated at 5:29PM on March 15, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Addictions Service | Nelson Marlborough | Te Whatu Ora.