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Lakes DHB Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services

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Lakes Opioid Treatment Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment



Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Clients can self-refer or can be referred by a medical practitioner or by other alcohol and drug services. When referred, clients are offered an appointment within 2 weeks.


This is a specialist service focused on reducing the harms of Opioid Dependence (uncontrolled addiction to morphine, oxycodone, methadone, codeine, etc). The service is part of Lakes DHB Mental Health and Addiction Services.

It is based in Rotorua with satellite clinics covering Taupō, Tūrangi and Mangakino.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 3:05PM on May 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Lakes DHB Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services.