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Te whakatakakino i te waipiro me ērā atu pūroi 
 no more beersies health promotion agency

Public Health works to minimise harm that can result from alcohol and other drug use.
 
Alcohol is one of the most commonly used drugs in New Zealand. While most people enjoy an occasional drink, alcohol and drug use can create problems in our communities and for people’s health.
 
Public Health's work includes:
• Working with organisations and groups in the community to educate people and change behaviour around the supply and use of alcohol and other drugs
• Assessing applications for liquor licences to minimise harm
• Monitoring compliance with the Sale & Supply of Alcohol Act 2012  including assisting the Police with Controlled Purchase Operations
• Making submissions (or support our communities to make submissions) around proposed changes to legislation or to Council policy;
  
If you are concerned about your own or someone else’s drinking or other drug use, the Alcohol Drug Helpline (0800 787797) can support you to make the changes that you want to make.
 
Contact: 06 350 9110
 

Alcohol and other drugs information & support  

 
Free for all ages
Palmerston North  (06) 350 9130 / Levin (06) 366 0888 /
Dannevirke (06) 374 9628. Clinics are also held in Feilding, Pahiatua, Otaki and Foxton
 
Youth One Stop Shop (YOSS)
Free for ages 10-24
Palmerston North (06) 355 5906 / Levin (06) 368 0863

Piki Kotuku Te Awhi Hinengaro - Mental Health and Addiction Services
Our Kaupapa is to provide tikanga based Mental Health and Addiction Services in a learning back to wellbeing environment within the whare tapa whā model. (06) 353 1884
 
Find out more about alcohol & other drugs:

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Send a message to a patient at a MidCentral Health facility.

General information about Palmerston North Hospital.