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CareNZ Manaaki Aotearoa

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

CareNZ supports anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s use of alcohol or other drugs.

We provide a range of services throughout the country, in both the community and prison settings. Last year we supported over 7,000 New Zealanders.

We currently operate Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato Region, Greater Wellington and Christchurch. Here you can access a variety of services, from assessment and individual counselling to group work and whanau support.

In addition, we are operating Drug Treatment Units (DTUs) in prisons in conjunction with the Department of Corrections. These programmes offer prisoners the opportunity to address their drug and alcohol issues while serving their sentence, and offer them a pathway to sustainable life changes after their release.

For offenders in the community or those who have been released from prison, we offer support through our Out of Gate Settlement Service and Single Point of Entry triage service.

Programmes

Assessment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, East Auckland, Canterbury, Waikato, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

Description

During an assessment session, we take a look at your use of alcohol or other drugs, and explore how other issues might be connected to it. An assessment provides an…

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Individual Counselling

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, East Auckland, Canterbury, Waikato, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

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Description

We provide one-to-one support and counselling for up to 12 sessions. During these sessions, we will work with you to identify the underlying issues that might play a role in…

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Living Free – Intensive outpatient programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Social detox

Regions

Wellington, East Auckland, Canterbury, Waikato, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

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Description

Living free is an abstinence based group work programme. Work with others in a group situation, exploring a range of life and social skills designed to help you ‘live free’…

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Recovery Groups

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Canterbury, Waikato

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

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Description

For everyone who has stopped using alcohol or drugs, we offer abstinence based recovery support groups. Sharing experiences and hearing other people’s stories can be beneficial for maintaining abstinence.

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Peer Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD)

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

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Description

Peer Support Workers have personally experienced issues with alcohol and drug use in the past. They use their recovery experience and knowledge to help other people by providing peer support…

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Youth Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

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Description

The CareNZ Schools Youth Programme is currently available in schools across the Waikato and Wairarapa regions. Our Schools Youth Team meets with students on school premises. We provide advice and…

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Support for Whanau

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, East Auckland, Waikato, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

To make…

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Description

Alcohol and drug addiction not only affect the person using substances, but also their whanau and friends. We can provide help and support to those struggling with another’s use of…

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Impaired Driving Programmes

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

East Auckland, MidCentral, Wairarapa, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

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Description

Our Driving Forwards Programme is a group work programme for recidivist drink drivers. It is currently available in Manawatu, Counties Manukau and the Wairarapa. Participants are usually referred to us…

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NZTA Assessment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, East Auckland, Canterbury, Waikato, Wairarapa, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

CareNZ operates Community Services in Counties Manukau, the Waikato, Greater Wellington and Christchurch regions. Please check with your local CareNZ services which options are available in your region.

To make…

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Description

Our community services are able to offer NZTA Assessment for those who have lost their driver’s licence indefinitely following a conviction for drink driving. This is a specialist assessment to…

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Therapeutic Communities – Drug Treatment Units

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Residential alcohol & other drug treatment

Regions

Wellington, Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Corrections

Description

CareNZ has worked alongside the Department of Corrections in facilitating Drug Treatment Units (DTUs) across New Zealand since 1997, when the first DTU in Arohata Women’s Prison was opened.

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Single Point of Entry Service (Wellington/Wairarapa)

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Wellington, Wairarapa

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Corrections

Description

This service supports offenders serving a community sentence, helping them to get support for problematic use of alcohol and drugs at the right time.

Our Criminal Justice Team receives referrals…

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Out of Gate – Prisoner Re-integration Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough, West Coast, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Corrections

Description

Out of Gate is a prisoner re-integration service provided by CareNZ in the South Island, assisting short-serving prisoners in making a successful transition between prison and the community.

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Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After hours by arrangement by referral into a group

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Fijian Indian, Cook Islands Maori, Samoan

Fees

For most clients our treatment programmes and community support services are free – as these are paid for the by health system.

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521 Great South Road
Manukau
Auckland 2025

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Street Address

521 Great South Road
Manukau
Auckland 2025

Postal Address

PO Box 23187
Hunters Corner
Auckland 2155

This page was last updated at 2:54PM on September 23, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by CareNZ Manaaki Aotearoa.