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Mental Health & Addictions Service

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8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Palmerston North Hospital, 50 Ruahine Street Roslyn Palmerston North

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Services are committed to working in partnership with people whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs. 

Referrals come through Palmerston North Hospital with services also provided in Horowhenua and Dannevirke.

Staff

Manawatu Locality Service Manager - Brent Cooper

Tararua Locality Service Manager - Jacqui Hori

Horowhenua Locality Service Manager - Richie McLeavey

Addictions Lead - Renee Dennis

Charges

No fees apply

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

After hours, call 0800 653 357

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (23 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Palmerston North Hospital, 50 Ruahine Street Roslyn Palmerston North

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

After hours crisis access is 0800653357

Programmes

Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - addictions (AOD), Helpline / self-help - gambling, Helpline / self-help - smoking cessation, Peer support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Social detox, Hospital (medical detox), Opioid substitution treatment, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Residential alcohol & other drug treatment, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Maternal alcohol & drug addiction, Respite

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are welcome and you can contact Alcohol and Other Drug Services directly or referrals can be made through a number of sources including:

  • Services within the hospital and other specialist mental health services
  • General Practitioners
  • New Zealand Transport Agency
  • Justice and other community agencies

We have offices in Dannevirke & Levin.

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Description

This service provides assessment, treatment, counselling and referral to residential and day treatment services, when necessary. We also provide:

  • Methadone Maintenance Treatment (OST)
  • Withdrawal Management
  • Groups

Treatment and groups can focus on:

  • Abstinence from alcohol/drugs
  • Reduction of alcohol & drugs
  • Harm reduction
  • Safer controlled use of alcohol/drugs
  • Relapse prevention 

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

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Public Transport

Palmerston North Hospital is on the main bus route.

Parking

Parking is available onsite at Palmerston North Hospital: 40 minutes free, $2.00 per hour thereafter.

Contact Details

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Alcohol and Other Drug Services are integrating into Locality based services over the next 12 months.  

Manawatu (Palmerston North and Feilding) services
Ruahine House
Ruahine Street
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North 4442

Tararua Services
20 Alladice Street
Dannevirke 4930

Horowhenua Services
62 Liverpool Street
Levin 5510

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Street Address

Manawatu (Palmerston North and Feilding) services
Ruahine House
Ruahine Street
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North 4442

Tararua Services
20 Alladice Street
Dannevirke 4930

Horowhenua Services
62 Liverpool Street
Levin 5510

Postal Address

50 Ruahine Street
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North 4442

This page was last updated at 3:34PM on June 1, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by MidCentral DHB - Alcohol and Other Drug Service.