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10 East Street, Auckland

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

605D Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

3 Station Road, Wellsford, Auckland

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

57 Robert Street, Whangārei

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

WORKING WITH THE COMMUNITY TO REDUCE THE HARM ASSOCIATED WITH INJECTING DRUG USE

ADIO follows a Harm Reduction Philosophy. This means that we seek to reduce the harms associated with injecting drug use and related behaviours, while neither condemning or condoning drug use.

Programmes

Free Hep C Testing and Other Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Northland, Central Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Anyone who requires further details or clarification can contact ADIO on (09) 356 7373.

Our Hep C Clinic is free and welcomes walk-ins, no appointment necessary. We also do finger prick testing Mon to Fri from 10.30 - 2.30.

Address: 10 East Street, Auckland

Wednesday: 10.30am - 4:00pm

Thursday: 10.30am - 4.00pm 

Description
  • ADIO can provide a courier serivce to clients unable to access clean equipment.
  • Advice and advocacy on IDU related issues.
  • Information and referrals to AOTS (CADS) and other A & D Services.
  • We also have an after hours electronic dispenser.
  • All of our exchanges now carry NXOID (for overdoses) without a prescription and free of charge.  Please ask counter staff for a pack. 

ADIO CENTRAL also provides a FREE Hep C Clinic, staffed by a clinical nurse specialist from the Auckland Liver Unit.  No appointment needed, just phone and ask which days are clinic days as days and times can change with short notice.  We also do finger prick Hep C testing Mon to Fri 10.30am until 2.30pm  

Our clinic provides:

  • Liver Scans
  • Hep C Tests
  • Diagnosis and advice
  • Free treatment for Hep C
  • New cure MAVIRET for all Hep C types

Charges

If you bring in used syringes and needles for disposal, we give you 3ml syringes and any gauge needles on a one-for-one basis, free of charge. This is our 1 - 4 - 1 service.

Our retail prices of all injecting equipment are based on our not-for-profit status and being a public health service.

Hours

10 East Street, Auckland

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat – Sun12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

We are closed on public holidays. The Vending Machine will be operating on these days and restocked twice a day.

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 7 Jan.

605D Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

We are closed on public holidays. There is a Vending Machine which will be operating on those days at 10 East Street, Auckland City. 

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 25 Dec. Closed 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 1 Jan. Closed 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

3 Station Road, Wellsford, Auckland

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Wed10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thu – Fri12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

We are closed on public holidays. There is a Vending Machine which will be operating on those days at 10 East Street, Auckland City. 

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct). Open Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

57 Robert Street, Whangārei

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We are closed on public holidays.

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

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This page was last updated at 3:40PM on October 20, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Drug Information Outreach.