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He Waka Tapu - Alcohol & Other Drug Services and Suicide Prevention

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

He Waka Tapu provides support for Whānau and individuals in need of improving their "Te Whare Tapa Wha". Our programmes cater to Taha Wairua (Spiritual Health), Taha Tinana (Physical Health), Taha Hinengaro (Mental Well-Being) and Taha Whānau (Family Health). 

See below for the Alcohol and Other Drug services and Suicide Prevention work He Waka Tapu provides. Check out the website for information on all other services including Anger Management and Health.

Programmes

Alcohol & Drug Services - Te Aratiatia

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Residential alcohol & other drug treatment, Face to face smoking cessation

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Accessing our service is a simple process. 

A referral form will need to be completed by the organisation you are currently working with or you can call in to 161…

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Description

Alcohol & Drug Services - Takahi te Taniwha

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD)

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Accessing our service is a simple process. 

A referral form will need to be completed by the organisation you are currently working with or you can call in to 161…

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Description

Takahi Te Taniwha (Nights) is a 6 session brief intervention programme including: Relapse Prevention, Te Whare Tapa Wha (Life Balance), AOD Education, Spirituality and Addiction, Connection vs Addiction, Harm reduction,…

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Alcohol & Drug Services - Motivational Enhancement

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

This programme is primarily for those with probation sentence conditions.

A referral form will need to be completed by the organisation you are currently working with or you can call…

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Description

The Motivational Enhancement Programme provides brief alcohol and drug education whose intent is to evoke a degree of motivation to consider the possibility of addressing any alcohol & drug issues and…

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Alcohol & Drug Services - Mauri Ora Experience

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Residential alcohol & other drug treatment

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

For more detailed information regarding intake process and criteria please contact AOD Intake Coordinator Mark Paul mark@hewakatapu.org.nz.

Referrals can also be made via Christchurch Central Service (CCS).

Description
Our Mauri Ora programme is a supported accommodation programme that supports clients for up to 8 weeks.
 
Mauri Ora Experience has a holistic focus which includes physical, psychological, family and…

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Te Ha - Quit Smoking

Programme Areas

Smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Face to face smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori - smoking cessation

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Accessing our service is a simple process. 

A referral form will need to be completed by the organisation you are currently working with or you can call in to 161…

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Description

He Waka Tapu has a smoke free coach who is available on week days with flexiblity depending on each individuals situation.

This service involves receiving one to one or group…

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Kia Piki Te Ora - Suicide Prevention (Waitaha O2)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

If you don't know what to do or where to access supports? Want to chat to a professional?  We can arrange that too!  Contact us now on 0800 HE WAKA…

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Description

Our rangatahi and community are important to us and we want to work towards reducing the negative numbers in this space and provide tools and information that helps people strengthen…

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Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Maori, Samoan

Fees

No fees apply

Staff

Our skilled kaimahi (over 50+ staff) are kind and caring individuals with one goal which is to help people and to make our communities stronger.

With a mix of skills from clinicians, whanau support workers, nurses, personal trainers and more we have a huge range of resources at our fingertips.

Contact Details

  • Free phone 0800 HE WAKA (43 9252)

161 Pages Road
Wainoni
Christchurch
Canterbury 8061

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Street Address

161 Pages Road
Wainoni
Christchurch
Canterbury 8061

Postal Address

PO Box 150 37
Aranui
Christchurch 8643

This page was last updated at 3:05PM on June 4, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by He Waka Tapu - Alcohol & Other Drug Services and Suicide Prevention.