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Drug Addiction
Rehab Treatment
for New Zealand
By Jorge (George) Fernandez

Alcohol Drug Helpline
The Alcohol Drug Helpline provides free and confidential support for any person concerned about their own or another person's drug or alcohol use. The Alcohol Drug Helpline can also advise you about other sources of help in you area. They have the expertise and knowledge to talk you through treatment options that will be right for you. For more information please contact the Alcohol Drug Helpline:

Alcohol Drug Helpline
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 787 797

  LifeLine counselling
LifeLine New Zealand has a team of trained telephone counsellors ready to take your call. Our service is free. All calls are confidential and non-judgemental - we are here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Certain LifeLine Centres in New Zealand also offer a range of other services. LifeLine is here to listen to the unheard, to empower the caller to retake control of their situation; making callers aware of options rather than offering advice. LifeLine can be, for that short period of time literally that - A Life Line. For more information please contact LifeLine New Zealand:

LifeLine New Zealand
Merivale Christchurch 8146 New Zealand
Tel: 0800 LifeLine
Tel: 0800 543 354
ADANZ is a national alcohol and other drug organisation that aims to improve the health and well-being of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, by minimising the harm associated with alcohol, other drugs and gambling. ADANZ provides expert information and policy advice, early intervention and support services to the people of New Zealand. ADANZ manages the Alcohol Drug Helpline, compiles the national Addictions Treatment Directory and delivers a range of services led and developed by people who have previously used addiction treatment services. For more information please contact ADANZ:

ADANZ (Alcohol Drug Association NZ)
PO Box 13496
Christchurch 8141
Tel: 03-379 8626
Community Alcohol and Drug Service : New Zealand
CADS Auckland offers a free, confidential service, funded through the Waitemata District Health Board to anybody in the Auckland region wanting to solve an alcohol or drug-related question, issue or problem. The CADS Medical Detoxification service is for people who have a physical dependence on alcohol or other drugs (e.g. opiates, methamphetamines, benzos). We offer a community and home detoxification service and a 10 bed inpatient facility with 24-hour medical supervision. (Methadone and suboxone treatment is available for those who qualify). The Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (AOTS) provides free methadone maintenance treatment and support through a team of doctors, case managers, pharmacists, GPs and other health professionals and agencies. If you are concerned about your own opioid use and are considering methadone maintenance as a treatment option, phone CADS on 845-1818.

CADS Community Alcohol and Drug Service
Pitman House walk-in clinic
50 Carrington Rd, Pt Chevalier
Tel: (09) 845-1818
  Capital & Coast District Health Board - Community Alcohol & Drug Service
In our team there are 8 case managers, 2 psychiatrists, 2 staff grade doctors, one administrator and a team leader. Part of our job involves teaching and promoting issues about opiate addiction, so sometimes there are junior doctors and students attached to the service. For more information on our Opioid Treatment Service please contact Capital & Coast District Health Board - Community Alcohol & Drug Service:

Capital & Coast District Health Board
Community Alcohol & Drug Service
Opioid Treatment Service
3rd Floor, Pipitea House,
61-63 Thorndon Quay, Wellington
Tel: 04 494 9170
Tel: 04 494 9179
The Salvation Army Bridge Programme
The Salvation Army Bridge Programme provides 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. For more information please contact The Salvation Army Bridge Programme:

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme
691A Mt Albert Rd
Royal Oak Auckland 1023 New Zealand
Tel: 09 639 113
Christchurch Methadone Programme

The Christchurch Methadone Programme is an outpatient service which provides and co-ordinates methadone prescribing. Availability: Hours: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.

24 hour telephone assistance. For more information please contact the Christchurch Methadone Programme:

The Christchurch Methadone Programme
Sylvan Street, Hillmorton Hospital
Christchurch New Zealand
Tel: 03 335 4350
  Maori Mental Health Service
Maori Mental Health Service specialisms include: Drug abuse and dependency; Methadone; Rehabilitation; Youth; Alcohol abuse and dependency; Anxiety; Children; Crisis; Early Childhood Education; Family; Mental health and more. Our aim as a Service is to improve the delivery and quality of health service to tangata whaiora (Maori consumers of mental health services) and we do this primarily through the mahi of 20 Pukenga Atawhai (Maori Mental Health Workers) employed in a number of multidisciplinary clinical teams. For more information please contact Maori Mental Health Services:

Maori Mental Health Service
Te Korowai Atawhai Whare, Building 4
Hillmorton Hospital
Christchurch New Zealand
Tel: 03 339 2864
Care NZ
CareNZ helps people, as well as those who love them, struggling with alcohol and/or drug abuse problems to change their lives for the better. CareNZ has been helping Kiwis with addiction problems since 1954 and today offers a wide array of treatment and support services to all New Zealanders. CareNZ has 10 clinics spread throughout these regions that offer a diverse range of treatment services. Currently we can be found in South Auckland, the wider Waikato, Kapiti, Porirua, Lower Hutt, Wellington and in Christchurch. CareNZ understands how difficult it is to find freedom from addiction and we will support you every step of the way on your journey toward recovery. For more information please contact Care NZ:
CareNZ Head Office
Level 7, 158 Victoria Street
Wellington New Zealand
Telephone: 04 384 2058
Care NZ Auckland Clinic
Auckland New Zealand
Tel: 09 276 7193
Tel: 09 276 7192
Hamilton Clinic
298 Tristram Street
Hamilton 3204 New Zealand
Tel: 07 839 0389
Tel: 0800 499 469
Counties Manukau Community Clinic
0800 682 468
Matamata Clinic
Railside on the Green
41A Hetana Street
Matamata 3400 New Zealand
Tel: 0800 499 469
Waikato Community Clinic
0800 499 469
Putaruru Clinic
Overdale Community Centre
12 Overdale Street
Putaruru 3411 New Zealand
Tel: 0800 499 469
Tokoroa Clinic
Tulloch House Tokoroa Hospital
Maraetai Road Tokoroa 3491 New Zealand
Tel: 0800 499 469
Wellington Clinic
Level 7 158 Victoria Street
Wellington New Zealand
Tel: 04 385 1517
Wellington Community Clinic
0800 385 151
Lower Hutt
66 Bloomfield Tce
Lower Hutt 5010 New Zealand
Telephone: 04 586 7019
Kapiti Clinic
90 Kapiti Road
Paraparaumu New Zealand
Tel: 04 298 2805
Christchurch Clinic
Christchurch New Zealand
Telephone: 03 365 8700
Christchurch Community Clinic
0800 365 870
Drug-ARM Christchurch
Drug-ARM is a non-denominational Christian response to both the growing and negative effects of alcohol and drug addiction. Drug-ARM is a movement of concerned community members who hold to the Christian faith. We believe that substance abuse, both legal and illegal is destructive to individuals, their families and society in general. We also believe that people deserve the best options for education, treatment and support that can be delivered. We are a non-government charitable organisation that operates largely through dedicated volunteers who care. Drug-ARM works in a wide range of community and institutional settings to provide quality, holistically focused interventions, all tailored to meet specific needs of the group, individuals or families.

Drug-ARM Christchurch
Christchurch New Zealand
Tel: (03) 327 8839
  Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust
Higher Ground provides alcohol and other drug rehabilitation services to residents of Auckland, Northland and Waikato. This includes an 18 week residential programme. Higher Ground believes that all New Zealanders have a right to a life free of alcohol and other drug dependency. The primary goal of our Therapeutic Community is to foster personal growth and to minimise harm to self and society. We are committed to ongoing research and review of the effectiveness of our services. For more information please contact Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust:

Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust
118 Beach Road
Te Atatu Peninsula Waitakere City 0651 New Zealand
Tel: (09) 834 0017
  Capri Treatement
At Capri our Medical Director and Registered Mental Health Nurse facilitate all medical detoxifications. The goal during detoxification is to keep a person safe and as comfortable as possible. A full medical assessment will be completed as part of and during this process. This will include observations, blood tests, and drug and alcohol screenings. A number of medications may be used to assist in the detoxification process. Capri staff are experienced in safe and successful medical detoxification. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to discuss this with them. For more information please contact Capri Treatement:

Capri Treatement
160 Waipuna Road East
Mt Wellington Auckland New Zealand
Tel: (09) 5276090
Outer City Mission Trust
Outer City Mission Trust exists to provide residential accommodation and care for people who are on the road to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. We endeavour to encourage people to implement changes they have learned through recovery programmes and work with them in transitioning back into society. Our aim is to provide a caring family like environment, run on Christian principles where residents feel secure, accepted and supported. For more information please contact the Outer City Mission Trust.

Outer City Mission Trust
84 Tyndall Street
Pahiatua 4901 New Zealand
Tel: 06-376-8899
WellTrust are the alcohol and other drug specialists for youth in the Greater Wellington region. Our young and vibrant team of qualified counsellors work with youth aged 10 -19 years who have, or think they may have, alcohol or other drug issues. Our Mission: To assist young people to reach their full potential as contributing members of the community, free from the negative effects of alcohol and drug use, by providing quality drug education and intervention services. For more information please contact WellTrust:

Level 2, 14 Laings Road
Lower Hutt 5010 New Zealand
Tel: 04 5680370
  Wings Trust
Wings Trust is an abstinence based residential support service for men and women in recovery from addiction. Wings provides a service for clients aged 20 years and over (between 18 and 20 years to be negotiated on a case by case basis). Clients from the greater Auckland/Northland area are eligable to apply for admission. Our Services include: Assessment; Self referral, GP referral, agency referral; One to one counselling; Group work; Referral to residential and community based treatment programmes; Referral to related specialist services; Liaison with and referral to culturally appropriate services i.e Tupu Pacific Services, Te Atea Marino (CADS); Participation in community based 12 step groups; Consumer Advisor/Cultural Advisor; Careers Advisor; Computer access; Basic computer skills training available; Straight Up therapeutic writing programme and more. For more information please contact Wings Trust:

Wings Trust
PO Box 16-293
Sandringham Auckland New Zealand
Tel: (09) 815 1631
No-Excuses Training (NET) Service Provision
No-Excuses Training was created with the aim of rehabilitation and restoration of young people, who are demonstrating offending behaviours. No-Excuses Training offers the tools for a new beginning in life, for young people and their families who are enslaved to criminal activities, drugs, depression or abuse. We examine the internal and external causes of attitudes and behaviours. We balance the building of self esteem with self control. For more information please contact No-Excuses Training (NET) Service Provision:

No-Excuses Training (NET) Service Provision
Tira Ora Lodge, Pelorus Sound
Private Bag, Havelock 7150 New Zealand
Tel: 03 579 8117
  Familial Trust
Familial Trust is a safe place for families to learn about the affects another's addiction has had on them. Services include: Counselling: Group Therapy: Intensive Outpatient Programmes: Children & Youth Programmes: Advocacy & Peer Support: Educational Workshops: Interventions: Bookshop: Library: and more. We can provide support in a variety of ways for those affected by a loved one's addiction ranging from counselling or education right through to group programmes and workshops. We have a youth worker available to provide support, education and mentoring for young people from the age of 6 years. For more information please contact Familial Trust:

Familial Trust
6 Wilsons Road
St. Martins Christchurch
Canterbury 8022 New Zealand
Tel: 03 9811093
TRANX is a certified non-profit organisation based in Auckland, New Zealand. We are a community based alcohol and other drug treatment service that specialises primarily in benzodiazepines (benzo) addiction /dependence. We provide counselling, support, education, information and individual reduction programmes for people with benzodiazepine addiction/dependence and other mind altering substances. For more information please contact TRANX:

2nd Floor
La Gonda Building
203 Karangahape Road
Newton Auckland
Tel: 09 356 -7305
  Ashburn Clinic
The Ashburn Clinic offers a focused, intensive, time limited, abstinence-based programme aimed directly at adults who wish to begin the road to recovery from addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling. At Ashburn Clinic, we can help you build a strong foundation for, and commitment to recovery. We have developed a specific, intensive, time-limited programme for those with addictions that builds on the already existing therapeutic interventions within this therapeutic community. For more information please contact Ashburn Clinic:

Ashburn Clinic
496 Taieri Road,
Halfway Bush Dunedin 9010 New Zealand
Tel: 03 476-2092
  Odyssey House
Odyssey House is one of New Zealand's most well respected and experienced providers of addiction treatment services. Since we began in 1980, we have helped thousands of people with drug and alcohol addictions turn their lives around through our approach. Through our Amplify and Stand-Up programmes, we work in close partnership with participating schools to provide easy access support for young people whose lives are influenced by alcohol and other drugs. If you think that you or someone you know might have a serious drug or alcohol problem, we encourage you to contact Odyssey House:

Odyssey House
Odyssey House
390 Mt Eden Road,
Auckland 1446 New Zealand
Tel: 09 638-4957
Tel: 09 623-1447
NA Narcotics Anonymous New Zealand
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. Anyone may join us regardless of age, race, sexual identity, creed, religion, or lack of religion. The newcomer is the most important person at any meeting, because we can only keep what we have by giving it away. We have learned from our group experience that those who keep coming to our meetings regularly stay clean. For more information on how NA can help you please contact NA today!

NA Narcotics Anonymous New Zealand
National Phoneline 0800 NA TODAY (0800 628 632)
Northern Area: Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taupo & Rotorua: +64 (0)9 303 1449
Central Area: Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu, Wairarapa, Horowhenua, Wellington: +64 (0)4 801 9933
Southern Area: All South Island: +64 (0)3 365 0686
How to quit heroin
and all opiate drugs
How to get yourself to
quit heroin and opiate drugs
How to help your friend
or family member quit heroin
  How to quit heroin
and all opiate drugs
  How to get yourself to
quit heroin and opiates
  How to quit heroin cold turkey with OTC meds  
  How to survive the first
7 days when quitting
  How to quit heroin warm turkey with medications  
  How to quit heroin with the help of Suboxone  
  How to quit heroin
with the help of Kratom
  How to quit heroin
in a drug rehab center
  Quit heroin and stay clean by relocating  
  How to stay clean
from heroin for good
  Staying clean with Vivitrol Naltrexone  
  How to change and change your life  
  How to fix your life pt.1 finances, work, housing  
  How to fix your life pt.2 relationships, social life  
  How to fix your life Pt.3 legal, education, health  
  How to help your son or daughter quit heroin  
  How to help your man
or husband quit heroin
  How to help your friend, family, quit heroin  
  How to know if he or
she is still using heroin
  Get Naloxone Narcan  and Save a Life  
  What is heroin  
  What is heroin addiction  
  Success Stories Pt.1  
  About Jorge (George)  

Main Index Page
What is Heroin
What is Heroin Addiction
How to Quit Heroin
How to Get Yourself to Quit Heroin
How to Quit Heroin Cold Turkey
How to Survive the First 7 Days
How to Quit Heroin Warm Turkey
Quitting Heroin with Suboxone
How to Quit Heroin with Kratom
How to Quit Heroin in Rehab
Quitting Heroin by Relocating
Quitting Heroin While Pregnant
Quitting Heroin as a Couple
Quitting Heroin While Working
Quitting Heroin for Teens
Quitting Heroin for Women
Quitting Heroin for Men
How to Beat Cravings for Heroin
How to Avoid Relapse on Heroin
If at First You Don't Succeed
How to Stay Clean for Good
Staying Clean with Vivitrol
How to Change & Change Your Life
How to Fix Your Life Pt.1
How to Fix Your Life Pt.2
How to Fix Your Life Pt.3
How to Help Your Child Quit Heroin
How to Know if Hes Still Using
How to Help Your Man Quit Heroin
How to Help Others Quit Heroin
Get Naloxone Narcan - Save a Life
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