Wahine Whai Ora

This is a service for women 17 years of age and over who are experiencing problems with their own or a significant other person’s alcohol or drug use and who meet the service criteria. It provides a safe, attractive environment with a range of activities available including counselling. Adults, Older Persons, 17yrs and over. No … Continued

Salvation Army Community Ministries

*Hope Centre services:. Main activities relate to: Running life skills groups Home support Advocacy. Given changed circumstances it is appropriate to first contact the Hope Centre and they will advise as to whom may be contacted for a specific need. Sallies Family Store, 355B Riccarton Rd, phone 341 8539 – good quality secondhand clothing, furniture, … Continued

City Mission Christchurch

The Christchurch City Mission is a Christian Social Service Agency (a branch of Anglican Social Services).The Mission offers support and general help to the disadvantaged, including the elderly. They operate Night Shelter for men and women, and offer Alcohol and Drug Counselling Service. Have Thorpe house to assist people over 17 years old to detox … Continued

Alcohol Drug Helpline

The Alcohol and Drug Helpline is an 0800 ‘phone information and referral service provided by the Alcohol Drug Association of New Zealand (ADANZ). Its mission is to provide information so people can make healthy choices about alcohol and drugs. The Helpline operates 10am to 10pm daily, every day (except Christmas Day and New Years Day). … Continued

Health Promotion Agency

HPA is a Crown entity established on 1 July 2012 under legislation to lead and support national health promotion initiatives. It has a board appointed by the Minister of Health, and staff in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. In addition to national health promotion initiatives, HPA performs all functions previously undertaken by the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) … Continued

Al-Anon Information Helpline

Al- Anon Information Helpline  offers support services for relatives and friends of problem drinkers. Hours of operation are: 10.00am to 2.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Outside these hours call above number and they will be directed to an after hours contact.

Familial Trust

Offer education and support for families of alcoholics, drug addicts and problem gamblers. Also Outpatient treatment programme. For further information, ring the above telephone number.

Woodlands Centre Charitable Trust Inc

Website: www.woodlandstrust.org.nz Woodlands Trust is a National Treatment Provider for Problem Gamblers and their Families offering One-Day Workshops and Group Therapy courses. Woodlands Trust was first incorporated as a Charitable Trust in July 1999 and to date has treated in excess of two thousand clients. Our website www.woodlandstrust.org.nz details under Problem Gambler Courses our One … Continued

Community Alcohol And Drug Service

A service run by the Specialist Mental Health Division of Canterbury Health. Offers treatment for people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction as well as having a mental health diagnosis.

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org.nz 24 Hour Answer Service at numbers above. Christchurch Service Centre open 10am-2pm Monday – Friday. There are more than 60 meetings a week, daytime and evenings, held around the city. For further information regarding the meetings, look on their website.

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