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Taranaki DHB - Alcohol and Drug Service

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Managed Withdrawal

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Hospital (medical detox)



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

You can refer yourself to the services in New Plymouth, or any of our regional clinics in Hawera, Opunake, Waitara or Stratford. Referrals can also be made to the services by GPs, probation officers, lawyers, courts or other health social services.


The Alcohol and Drug Team provide managed withdrawal services with medical support. This can be provided as an inpatient service at Taranaki Base or Hawera Hospital, or may be better provided in conjunction with another community service.

Contact Details

Taranaki Base Hospital


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26 Napier Street, Ōpunake


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Hāwera Hospital


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This page was last updated at 1:12PM on August 31, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB - Alcohol and Drug Service.