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Substance abuse help

Services available to help people who need support with substance abuse:

  • Alcohol Drug Helpline service on 0800 787 797 – a trained counsellor answers every call and provides advice on places that can offer more help.
     
  • The Alcohol and Drug Association of New Zealand also has a directory of local services listed on its website.
     
  • Healthline (24 hour health advice) 0800 611 116.
     
  • District health board community alcohol and other drug services are listed in the front of all white pages telephone books under district health board services in the Hospital and Health section.

Further information is available from the Ministry of Health