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Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

Formerly West Coast DHB - Rata Alcohol and Other Drugs Service

Provides support for those suffering from use of alcohol or other drugs.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:15 AM – 4:00 PM

For urgent assistance outside these hours, contact the West Coast Central Crisis Response team on 0800 757 678.

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Rata Alcohol and Other Drugs Service

Rata Alcohol & Other Drugs Service is the West Coast District Health Board’s specialist service for the assessment and treatment of alcohol and /or other drugs issues. We provide the pathway for referrals to social detoxification and residential treatment facilities. We also partner with local non-government organisations such as Emerge Aotearoa, Pact, Poutini Waiora, & Salvation Army to provide the most comprehensive range of alcohol and other drug treatments to the people of the West Coast.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

West Coast

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Description

Rata Alcohol & Other Drugs Service is the West Coast District Health Board’s specialist service for the assessment and treatment of  alcohol and /or other drugs issues. We provide the pathway for referrals to social detoxification and residential treatment facilities. We also partner with  local non-government organisations such as Emerge Aotearoa, Pact, Poutini Waiora, & Salvation Army to provide the most comprehensive range of alcohol and other drug treatments to  the people of the West  Coast.

Opioid Substitution Programme

Funded methadone and suboxone programme for people with an opioid dependency.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

West Coast

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Please contact us to check capacity. The OST programme is currently not open to transfers or new referrals due to being oversubscribed.

Description

Funded methadone and suboxone programme for people with an opioid dependency.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi

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Public Transport

St John runs two rural shuttle services from Monday - Friday. St John do not charge a fee for this services, however they do accept donations to help cover costs.

For more information on transport, parking, maps and directions:

Parking

Parking is FREE at Grey Base Hospital and Buller Health.

Contact Details

Hokitika Health Centre
59 Sewell Street
Hokitika
West Coast 7810

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Hokitika Health Centre
59 Sewell Street
Hokitika
West Coast 7810

This page was last updated at 3:44PM on May 24, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Rata Alcohol and Other Drugs Service | West Coast | Te Whatu Ora.