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Addictive Eaters Anonymous

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 03 662 9128
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Addictive Eaters Anonymous (AEA) is a worldwide Twelve Step fellowship based on Alcoholics Anonymous. AEA members have found recovery from binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, other forms of addictive eating and compulsive exercise. Through working the Twelve Steps of AEA members find peace of mind and ability to live a meaningful and productive life. AEA have several regular Zoom meetings each week to which all are welcome. Go to addictiveeatersanonymous.org/meetings for further details and links to join our meetings.

Alcohol Drug Helpline

Overview
The Helpline offers free confidential information, insight and support on issues arising from drinking or other drug use. Maori Line 0800 787 798 Pasifika Line 0800 787 799 YOUTH service 0800 787 894 Text 8681 The Alcohol Drug Helpline is a free national telephone service. If you need help with your own or someone else's drinking or other drug use phone 0800 787 797 We offer a range of options: information and resources; brief interventions for alcohol and other drug problems; a call-back service where the Helpline calls the client at a pre-arranged time to assist them to reach their goals and relapse prevention for those who have made the change. We work with concerned others and support families/whanau to stay well when their loved ones are struggling with an alcohol or other drug problem.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Aotearoa/New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 229 6757
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
If drinking is a problem and you want to stop, AA can help. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience , strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Asian Family Services

  • Telephone 0800 862 342
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  • Address Level 1, 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • Postal Address Level 1, 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Asian Family Services (AFS) provides professional, confidential, nationwide face-to-face or telephone support to Asians living in New Zealand. These services are offered in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai and Hindi. An interpreter can be arranged for other languages.

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 09 415 1091
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  • Address Building A, 42 Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address PO Box 302163, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A free successful quit smoking support service for those residing in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney. Christina Lee, who speaks Korean and English, 027 359 6880 Zhoumo Smith, who speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English, 027 357 1800 Sue Sommers, who speaks English and uses Interpreters if needed. 021 904 306

CADS Abstinence Programme (CAP)

Overview
AP is an intensive programme for people who are looking to be free of alcohol and other drugs. It can be a helpful option for people who might be thinking about residential treatment. The programme is based on the 12 steps and people are encouraged to also attend 12-Step meetings such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

CADS Altered High Youth Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1893
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  • Address Level 2, 409 New North Road, Kingsland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Altered High is for young people aged 13 - 19 and their family/whānau. They are a mobile community service which travels to see young people in an environment most suitable for them such as at school or at work. They see young people who have questions or concerns about their alcohol and/or other drug use. Some may also have mental health and substance use problems

CADS Asian Focus

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1818
  • Address Level 2, 409 New North Road, Kingsland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Some CADS staff are fluent in the main Asian languages. CADS also have access to free interpreters specialising in over 20 languages. CADS offer a range of free services for people using alcohol and other drugs and their family and friends: Information about alcohol and other drugs Individual and family counselling Referral to other health professionals Free interpreters (more than 20 languages) All their services are facilitated by professional alcohol and drug clinicians.

CADS Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (AOTS)

Overview
Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (AOTS) offers fully funded methadone or buprenorphine/naloxone for people dependent on opioids. Ongoing treatment or short-term reduction plans are available from a team of doctors, key workers, pharmacists, and GPs. Through medication and support people can achieve stability in their lives. If you are concerned about your own or someone else's use of opioids give AOTS a call.

CADS Medical Detoxification Service

Overview
AP is an intensive programme for people who are looking to be free of alcohol and other drugs. It can be a helpful option for people who might be thinking about residential treatment. The programme is based on the 12 steps and people are encouraged to also attend 12-Step meetings such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

CADS Older Adults Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 837 9400
  • Address CADS West, 1st Floor, 1 Trading Place, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CADS Older Adults service is for adults usually aged over 65 who are concerned about their own or someone else’s use of alcohol and other drugs. This includes prescribed medications. CADS have experienced alcohol and other drug clinicians who offer a wide range of support including: detoxification education medication co-ordination with other services Visits to homes, hospitals and rest home visits may be an option depending on the mobility and situation of the person being seen.

CADS Pregnancy & Parental

Overview
CADS Pregnancy and Parental Service (PPS) are a mobile team who provide assessment, information, and support to pregnant women and parents of children under 3 years of age.

CADS Rainbow Focus

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1844
  • Address CADS Central, 1st Floor, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CADS provide specialist counselling, group support and information to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (Rainbow) communities in Auckland. They have a designated Rainbow clinician for the adult service and a LGBTI clinician in the youth service (Altered High) Each CADS unit/service has a clinician with a specialist interest in sexuality and gender diversity All CADS clinicians receive training in working effectively with Rainbow people

CADS Te Ātea Marino (Māori)

Overview
Te Ātea Marino provides a mana enhancing and mana protective service to all tangata whai i te ora who present with substance issues and who are seeking help and support. They offer group and counselling interventions for individuals aged 13 years and over; providing support around identity and connection. Their goal is to provide you with a counselling experience aimed at achieving your recovery goals so you emerge with enhanced mana and rangitiratanga.

CADS Tupu (Pacific)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1810
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  • Address 33-37 Paramount Drive, Henderson 0610
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Tupu is a team of Pacific Island practitioners who support Pacific people and their aiga/fanau/magafaoa who have alcohol and/or other drugs and/or gambling issues, problems or questions. They offer a range of free support services delivered in a culturally relevant way: consultation assessment individual counselling/ talanoa group support (some groups are available after hours)

Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1818
  • Address 409 New North Rd, Kingsland, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) is an Auckland-based organisation providing free treatment for those with alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) problems as well as family and friends concerned about another’s AOD use. CADS provides the regional service from Wellsford in the North, to Bombay in the South, and Helensville in the West.

Ease Up

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 432 738
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Overview
EaseUp is a mobile community-based service that supports youth who are experiencing challenges with their mental wellbeing and/or alcohol and other drug issues. EaseUp is made up of Peer Support Workers and Clinicians who work in partnership with the young person. The service provides holistic support to fit the needs of young person, which is delivered where the young person feels most comfortable.

Gambling Helpline Aotearoa

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 654 655
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Gambling Helpline is a 24 hour, freephone helpline for those worried about gambling or the gambling of others. You can call them to receive immediate support, to be referred to another gambling support organisation, or for information services for problem gambling. They also offer a free text facility: text 8006.

Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust (Higher Ground)

  • Telephone 09 834 0017 (North Shore) or 09 834 0017 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 118 Beach Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610
  • Postal Address PO Box 45 192, Te Atatu, Auckland City 0610
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Higher Ground provides an 18 week residential programme for people with a dependency to alcohol and other drugs. The programme aims to assist residents to improve social and psychological well-being and to maintain abstinence from alcohol and other drug use.

Mind and Body Consultants Ltd

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 630 5909
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  • Address 103A Richardson Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025
  • Postal Address PO Box 26 396, Epsom 1344
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Mind and Body offers Peer Support Services. PSWs work with peers supporting them on their recovery journey and helping to promote their autonomy. Mind and Body defines recovery as living the life the peer wants, in the presence or absence of mental distress. We see no reason why mental distress should mean isolation from the rest of the world.
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