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South Canterbury DHB - Alcohol & Other Drugs (A&OD)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Programmes

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Social detox, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Individuals can self-refer by calling 0800 277 997. Alternatively, referrals can come via GP or other local mental health or community organisations. Referrals are also received from the Probation Service…

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Description

The team of addiction specialists provides comprehensive assessment and treatment for those experiencing a moderate to severe addiction. They also provide education on the effects and risks of addictive substances.…

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Timaru Opioid Substitution Treatment Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Individuals can self-refer by calling 0800 277 997. Alternatively, referrals can come via GP or other local mental health or community organisation.

Description

The Timaru Opioid Substitution Treatment Programme provides methadone or alternatively suboxone as treatments for people with an opiate addiction. Ongoing care includes psychiatric assessment, medical assessment from a GP, case…

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Co-Existing Problems Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Individuals can self-refer by calling 0800 277 997. Alternatively, referrals can come via GP or other local mental health or community organisation.

Description

In accordance with the nationwide focus on the Co-Existing Problems Programme, everyone seen by the A&OD service is also assessed for any potential mental health issues alongside their addictions. This…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Crisis assistance is provided outside these hours by the South Canterbury DHB - Triage, Assessment, Crisis & Treatment Team (TACT). Call 0800 277 997.

Contact Details

Corner of High Street and Queen Street
Timaru

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Corner of High Street and Queen Street
Timaru

This page was last updated at 3:43PM on January 29, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by South Canterbury DHB - Alcohol & Other Drugs (A&OD).