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SORTED (Youth Alcohol & Other Drugs Service)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

SORTED is the youth alcohol and drugs service of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

If a young person (18 and under) wants to seek help or get more information about alcohol or other drug issues then we will respond, in confidence.

Reasons young people may contact SORTED include:

  • getting into trouble because of alcohol and drugs
  • using too much, too often
  • school work being affected
  • causing problems at home
  • using alcohol and drugs to cope with stress or strong feelings
  • possible dependence or health issues

or just wanting to talk about things or just find out more information.

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

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Programmes

Community / Social support

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

PDF

Description

What will happen if you contact us?

You will be offered an initial appointment to discuss what you would like to change or want information about. This appointment will…

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Social Detox

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Social detox

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

PDF

Description

For young people looking to stop their substance use, sometimes the first few days or even 1-2 weeks can be particularly difficult as you can experience withdrawals. Common withdrawals can…

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Hospital Detox

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Hospital (medical detox)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

PDF

Description

For young people looking to stop their substance use, sometimes the first few days or even 1-2 weeks can be particularly difficult as you can experience withdrawals. Common withdrawals can…

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Coexisting Problems – Mental Health & Addictions

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

PDF

Description

Coexisting Problems refers to the presence of both Mental Health and Substance Use problems. For a lot of young people the use of substances is in part to help cope…

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Advocacy/Group/Family Whanau Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

PDF

Description

We can meet with and provide information for concerned parents or caregivers if their young person does not wish to meet with us.

Residential Alcohol & Other Drug Treatment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Residential alcohol & other drug treatment

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

PDF

Description

For some young people who want to make changes to their substance use, doing so in their community can be very difficult, for a number of different reasons. If motivated,…

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Training

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Training - AOD

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Anyone can approach the SORTED service. Concerned parents or caregivers of a young person using alcohol, cannabis or other substances are very welcome to contact SORTED.

Referral form

Description

SORTED can, and do regularly, deliver group presentations for young people such as those in Youth Guarantee courses or Alternative Education. 

SORTED can also provide training for other youth or…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

No fees apply

Contact Details

Whakatane Hospital

Bay of Plenty

Phone (07) 308 8803 (Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM)
(Crisis - After Hours) 0800 774 545

Whakatane Hospital
Stewart Street
Whakatane

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Street Address

Whakatane Hospital
Stewart Street
Whakatane

Postal Address

Private Bag 12024
Tauranga Mail Centre
Tauranga 3143

This page was last updated at 12:24PM on April 4, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by SORTED (Youth Alcohol & Other Drugs Service).