The Turning Point NZ
Mental Health & Addictions Service
- Programme Areas
Addictions - drug & alcohol
- Programme Type
All of New Zealand
- Age Groups
Adult, Older adult
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services
The first step on your journey to a life free from substance abuse and a life of freedom, peace and serenity is to call us directly on 0800 863 3869. We are available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We understand this may be a big step for you; we will be gentle and guide you through everything you need to know.
Our admission process is as follow:
- You make the call
- Pre-admission assessment interview completed
- Nursing assessment completed, to determine if eligibility criteria can be met
- If eligibility criteria is met, a medical assessment by our addictions specialist Doctors is completed including blood test & medical history review
- Admission acceptance - providing all criteria met
Detox Treatment is provided at our Auckland facility.
Based on the circumstances and severity of your drug or alcohol addiction, we can assist you to make a decision about your treatment options. Our Doctor will undertake the medical assessment to determine the exact course of your detox programme.
Working with the doctor and our staff will ensure your withdrawal symptoms are closely monitored and adjusted when necessary, making the process easier for you. The detox plan will provide a safe and comfortable withdrawal process. With alcohol and certain prescription drugs, stopping their use without being supervised can be dangerous and potentially life threatening.
While in treatment you will receive individual and group counseling with our A.O.D Clinician, where you will be treated on the emotional parts of your addiction. This offers you further insight into your disease and guides you into a full recovery.
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This page was last updated at 2:34PM on April 21, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by The Turning Point NZ.