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Bay of Plenty DHB - Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Detoxification Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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


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.


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 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.

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 3:47PM on March 18, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB - Addiction Services.