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The Alcohol and Other Drugs Services are committed to working in partnership with people whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs.
 
The service offers a professional and quality service which aims to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm.
 
The service supports recovery by promoting positive change and health choices for individuals and their families.

The Specialist Alcohol and Other Drug Service provide:
  • Alcohol and Other Drug assessment
  • Counselling
  • Methadone maintenance treatment (OST)
  • Withdrawal management
  • Assessments and recommendations for Courts, NZTA, and other agencies
  • Groups available
  • Referral to residential and day treatment programmes
  • Information and advice

Treatment can focus on:

  • Abstinence from alcohol/drugs
  • Reduction of alcohol and drugs
  • Harm reduction
  • Safer controlled use of alcohol/drugs
  • Relapse prevention
Referrals are welcomed and you can contact Alcohol and Other Drug Services directly or referrals can be made through a number of sources which include, services within the hospital and other specialist mental health services, general practitioners, New Zealand Transport Agency, Justice and other community agencies.
 
Alcohol and Other Drug Services are provided for people over 18 years of age:
  • With alcohol and/or other drug problems/dependence
  • With co-existing mental health and alcohol and/or other drug disorders
  • At risk of relapse
Contact
Alcohol and Other Drug Services are located in four sites within the MidCentral area.
 
Nikau House, Community Health Village
Palmerston North Hospital (Gate 13)
Private Bag 11036, Ruahine Street
Palmerston North 4442
Telephone: (06) 350 9130
Fax: (06) 350 8832
e-mail: aldrugq@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday - Friday

Horowhenua Health Centre
Private Bag 4003, 62 Liverpool Street
Levin 5510
Telephone: (06) 366 0888
Fax: (06) 366 0041

Dannevirke Community Hospital
20 Allerdice Street, Dannevirke
Telephone: (06) 374 9628
Fax: (06) 374 7740
Clinics are also held in Pahiatua, Otaki and Foxton
 
Feilding Mental Health
7 Duke Street
Feilding
Telephone: (06) 350 9130
Fax: (06) 350 8832
Email: aldrugq@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday - Friday 

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