The Salvation Army Oasis Centre (Gambling Support) - Canterbury
Mental Health & Addictions Service
- Programme Areas
Addictions - other
- Programme Type
Community based support - gambling
- Age Groups
Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua
- Referral Types
If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else’s, then please contact us today.
Appointments are booked via the Christchurch office.
The Salvation Army Oasis provides free and confidential support, education and counselling for those affected by gambling harm, as well as their whānau / family and others affected.
Our integrated approach motivates and empowers people affected by gambling and associated problems to make positive choices for a healthy lifestyle.
The Salvation Army Oasis aims to help you:
- understand underlying reasons contributing to harmful gambling
- stop or reduce the frequency of harmful gambling
- develop strategies to reduce harmful gambling behaviour
- tackle related issues that may also cause harm or damage
- have a productive, healthy life without harmful gambling
Face-to-face counselling involves:
- crisis intervention
- comprehensive assessment
- ongoing counselling
- 'affected other’ counselling
- couples’ counselling
- and whānau / family therapy
Group participation involves:
- support groups
- education groups
We also make referrals to self-help groups (including Gamblers Anonymous) and specialist services who offer information and advice (including legal and budgeting advice) as well as crisis intervention (legal, financial, relationship and/or psychological).
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