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Bay of Plenty DHB - Addiction Services

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Description

The Bay of Plenty DHB Addiction Services is delivered by a team of health professionals offering a specialist alcohol and other drug service to people 18 years of age and older. Our focus is a 'harm reduction' approach - to reduce harm caused by alcohol and drug use to the individual and the community.

The service is based at both Tauranga and Whakatane Hospitals and provides services at a variety of outreach clinics. 

Programmes

Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment and Treatment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self referral, GP, other Hospital services and from other organisations in the wider community.

Description

The Bay of Plenty DHB Addiction Services provides alcohol and other drug assessment and treatment. The team may make referrals to other services, such as residential treatment programmes, where necessary.

Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self referral, GP, other Hospital services and from other organisations in the wider community.

Description

The Bay of Plenty DHB Addiction Services provides alcohol and other drug counselling. Part of this service is to offer information and education on alcohol and drug misuse.

Detoxification Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Social detox, Community (medical detox), Hospital (medical detox)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self referral, GP, other Hospital services and from other organisations in the wider community.

Description

The Bay of Plenty DHB Addictions Services provide community managed detoxification/withdrawal. This is provided in a planned way and takes place in an outpatient or community setting. This is a…

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Opiod Substitution Treatment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self referral, GP, other Hospital services and from other organisations in the wider community.

Description

Bay of Plenty DHB Addiction Services provides a funded methadone and suboxone programme for people with an opioid dependency.

Group Programmes

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from a range of sources including self referral, GP, other Hospital services and from other organisations in the wider community.

Description

Bay of Plenty DHB Addiction Services provides group programmes to those suffering from alcohol and other drug misuse.

We also provide support for family and friends affected by someone else's…

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Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

For acute assistance outside of these hours, please contact the Bay of Plenty DHB Acute Care Team.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

No fees apply

Contact Details

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty

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Whakatane Hospital

Bay of Plenty

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This page was last updated at 4:29PM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB - Addiction Services.