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The Salvation Army Bridge Centre (Alcohol and Drug Support) - Whangārei

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Provides individual support and day programmes for people who are experiencing significant harm as a result of their alcohol and or other drug use.

We are part of the wider Salvation Army, therefore we have many services that support us such as budgeting advice, food banks, social work, parenting courses and emergency housing. See the Salvation Army website for more information.

Staff

Staff are health and allied health professionals experienced in the field of AOD.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No fees apply.

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Recovery Church is held at 5 Aubrey Street, Whangārei every Friday 6pm.

Phone (09) 438 8335 for more information.

 

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (2 Jun), Matariki (20 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Alcohol and Other Drug - Day Programmes

We provide a safe, integrated, high quality treatment service to people whose lives have been affected by the harmful use of, or dependency on alcohol or drugs. You will be supported, challenged and encouraged to make positive changes in your life so that you can find hope, direction, peace and stability. A Drug & Alcohol Assessment will be carried out, followed by confirmation of a treatment pathway selected from the following options: Up to six one-to-one individual sessions Making Changes Group - 5 x two hour sessions over consecutive Wednesday afternoons Referral to Drive Soba programme Referral to a Choice one day workshop to address methamphetamine misuse in Whangārei An eight week Alcohol & Drug Day Programme, running Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings (except Public Holidays)

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Community / social support (AOD)

Regions

Northland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Referrals can come via self-referral, GP or agency referral.

This service is for individuals over 18 years of age based in the Whangārei area.

We will offer a treatment pathway based on the following options:

  • Making Change Group: this group explores the impact of alcohol &/or drug use and sets goals for change. Wednesdays 1.00—3.00pm (5 sessions)

OR

  • Bridge Day Programme: a more in-depth educational group to help reduce the harm experienced from alcohol &/or drug use. Monday—Thursday 9.10am to 12.15pm (8 weeks)

OR

  • Brief Intervention— up to 6 x One to One Sessions to address specific needs

 

COVID-19 response: during COVID-19 Levels 3 & 4 all support to help manage drug and alcohol use is being offered by phone and text. Please phone the Bridge as usual during office hours, and we will work on ways to support you by phone or text during this time.

We expect that by the time the country moves to alert Level 2 more face to face support will become available.

Description

We provide a safe, integrated, high quality treatment service to people whose lives have been affected by the harmful use of, or dependency on alcohol or drugs. You will be supported, challenged and encouraged to make positive changes in your life so that you can find hope, direction, peace and stability.

A Drug & Alcohol Assessment will be carried out, followed by confirmation of a treatment pathway selected from the following options:

  • Up to six one-to-one individual sessions
  • Making Changes Group - 5 x two hour sessions over consecutive Wednesday afternoons
  • Referral to Drive Soba programme
  • Referral to a Choice one day workshop to address methamphetamine misuse in Whangārei
  • An eight week Alcohol & Drug Day Programme, running Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings (except Public Holidays)

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone

Parking

Parking is available on-site

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

  • National Freephone

    0800 53 00 00

First floor, 3-5 Aubrey Street
Regent
Whangārei
Northland 0110

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Street Address

First floor, 3-5 Aubrey Street
Regent
Whangārei
Northland 0110

Postal Address

PO Box 1746
Whangārei 0140

This page was last updated at 4:06PM on November 14, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by The Salvation Army Bridge Centre (Alcohol and Drug Support) - Whangārei.