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Taranaki DHB - Alcohol and Drug Service

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Description

The Alcohol and Drug Service Team are health professionals employed by Taranaki District Health Board to work in the area of alcohol, drug and other addictions.

We work with individuals, families and groups who have been affected by drug and alcohol use.

The Alcohol and Drug Service Team can assist you to identify areas in your life that have been affected by the use of alcohol or drugs. They can assist you to make and maintain any changes you may make. This includes support, education, counselling, a detoxification service and rehabilitation programmes if required.

Programmes

Alcohol and Other Drug Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

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 by GPs, probation…

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Description

The Alcohol and Drug Team can assist with:

  • Assessments: Assist clients to identify the extent that drugs and alcohol have affected their lives
  • Treatment: Assist clients to change or stop…
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Opioid Substitution Treatment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

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…

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Description

Drug users with opiate dependency may be assisted through Opioid Substitution Treatment.

Support Groups

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

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…

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Description

The Alcohol and Drug Team provides support groups for individuals facing alcohol and drug issues.

Managed Withdrawal

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Hospital (medical detox)

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

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…

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Description

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…

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Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For crisis assistance outside these hours, please call the Mental Health Assessment & Brief Care Team on 0508 292 467.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

No fees apply

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Contact Details

Opunake Health Centre
26 Napier Street
Opunake
Taranaki 4616

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Street Address

Opunake Health Centre
26 Napier Street
Opunake
Taranaki 4616

Taranaki Base Hospital

Taranaki

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Hawera Hospital

Taranaki

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This page was last updated at 8:52AM on March 12, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB - Alcohol and Drug Service.