We provide rehabilitation programmes that are based on 12 Step recovery principles. We believe the spiritual dimensions of honesty, open mindedness, willingness, faith, hope, respect and generosity are the foundations of healing. We emphasise that clients need to take individual responsibility for their recovery.
Most Higher Ground clients refer themselves, although we do take referrals from family, friends, other drug and alcohol agencies, doctors, lawyers and probation officers. We encourage clients to make the…
Higher Ground provides an 18-week residential recovery programme for people with a dependency to alcohol or other drugs. The programme aims to assist residents to improve social and psychological well…
All ex residents are eligible to attend the Continuing Care programme whether they have completed the programme or not. Participants attending a methadone programme are eligible to attend individual outpatient…
The Higher Ground programme is funded through contracts with the Waitemata District Health Board, Waikato District Health Board and the Ministry of Health. When a person comes into the programme they are, in many cases, eligible for a WINZ benefit. A portion of the benefit is paid directly to Higher Ground as the clients contribution to the cost of their time in the programme. Normally a client makes no further payment to Higher Ground towards the cost of the Programme.
Where a client does not qualify for any WINZ benefit a weekly charge will be levied. Currently this is approximately $150 per week.