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Nelson Marlborough Health - Addictions Service

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

The Nelson Marlborough Health Addictions Service is a regional service, with facilities located in Nelson, Motueka, Golden Bay and Blenheim.

Nelson Addictions Service is committed to reducing the harms associated with addiction to individuals, family, whānau and the community.

Programmes

Community Detox Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community (medical detox)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • People with addiction problems, please phone directly
  • Family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • Other services working with the person affected by addiction problems.…

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Description

Community managed detoxification/withdrawal is provided in a planned way and takes place in an outpatient or community setting. This is a medical detox for people where withdrawal doesn’t require inpatient…

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Opioid Substitution Treatment

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Opioid substitution treatment

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • People with addiction problems, please phone directly
  • Family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • Other services working with the person affected by addiction problems.…

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Description

Opioid substitution treatment (Methadone and Suboxone)

Local Support Groups

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • People with addiction problems, please phone directly
  • Family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • Other services working with the person affected by addiction problems.…

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Description

Nelson Groups - Delivered at 31 Pascoe Street, Nelson

  • Rational Recovery Group (open group)
  • Activity Based Recovery Group (closed, time-limited group)
  • Mindfulness Group (closed, time-limited group)

Blenheim Group

  • Relapse Prevention…

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Seminars, Workshops and Training

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Training - AOD

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Seminars, workshops and training can be provided on request. Please contact us directly for more information.

Description

Seminars and workshops on drug use issues can be provided and facilitated in work places, schools and to interested groups.

Training for other professionals and community workers on drug use…

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Charges

No fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For emergency assistance outside these hours call:

Nelson/Tasman  0800 776 364 
 Blenheim 0800 948 497

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).
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.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 11:21AM on February 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Nelson Marlborough Health - Addictions Service.