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Odyssey

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

For over 40 years, Odyssey has supported thousands of New Zealanders whose lives are affected by alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges.

Our residential and community services offer supportive peer environments for adults, young people and whānau to build on existing strengths and learn new skills that enable long-term recovery.

Programmes

Adult Residential Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Residential alcohol & other drug treatment

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our adult residential programme is open to New Zealanders aged 18 years and over.
Within this programme, we also offer special support for young adults aged 18-23.

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Description

Our adult residence offers a long-term (9-14 month) programme for people experiencing issues with drug or alcohol use. The programme is based on the Therapeutic Community model, or TC.

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Community Hubs

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke

Referral Process

At our community hubs in Auckland and Whangārei, we support people who may be experiencing harm from their own (or someone else's) challenges with alcohol, other drugs or gambling. 

Description

Our community hubs are places to find information and resources, to access mentoring or learning support, or to join a group with other people who may be having similar experiences…

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Youth Residential Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Residential alcohol & other drug treatment

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact us:

  • If you’d like to chat about whether staying at Odyssey might be a good option, or

  • If you think someone in your whānau or a young person…

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Description

We offer a live-in programme for young people | rangatahi who are struggling with issues related to alcohol and drug use.

The programme is based on an approach called a…

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Youth Community Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact us:

  • If you’d like to chat about what might work for you.

  • If you think someone in your whānau, or a young person you’re supporting might benefit from…

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Description

Our community services team supports rangatahi before and after staying with us.

We are your first point of contact if you think Odyssey might be an option for you (or…

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Stand Up! School-based Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

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

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Process

Any student enrolled in a secondary education provider, who is seeking support for themselves or wanting to refer others to Stand Up!, may enquire about the programme at their school’s…

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Description

Stand Up! is a youth development programme for rangatahi whose lives are influenced by alcohol and other drugs.

We work collaboratively with young people, and their schools or education providers.… More

Support for Whānau

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We offer several programmes in Auckland and Northland that support whānau and family members develop coping skills, build resilience and improve relationships.  We also work across all our services and…

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Description

Te Puawai Aroha

Adapted from an Australian programme for children of parents with mental illness (COPMI), our programme was blessed with the name Te Puawai Aroha, which means “blossoming love”.…

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Youth INtact (Waikato)

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Process

If you are 12-19 years old and live in the Waikato, you can contact us directly: at school, via the website, calling us on 0800 468 288, or popping into…

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Description

Youth INtact works with rangatahi (12-19 years) across the Waikato, offering alcohol or other drug (AOD) support and education in the community and at schools.

We are there for rangatahi…

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Te Wairua Residential Programme

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Residential alcohol & other drug treatment

Regions

North Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our Te Wairua residential programme is open to New Zealanders aged 18 years and over, who are seeking support with mental health challenges alongside drug or alcohol issues. 

If you…

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Description

The Te Wairua programme is based on a treatment approach called a therapeutic community or TC.
A TC is a supportive peer environment, where members of the community gain skills…

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Family Centre Residential Programme

Programme Areas

Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Residential alcohol & other drug treatment, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Maternal alcohol & drug addiction

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our Family Centre residential programme is open to parents aged 18 years and over, who are living with drug or alcohol challenges. Up to three children (12 years and under)…

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Description

Children are at the heart of our Family Centre community. Their needs always come first and our daily routines follow the rhythms of their day. Each day starts early with…

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Haven (drop-in, after hours support space)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Community / social support (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Process

Everyone is welcome at Haven.

We offer a space for people experiencing distress from substance use, who may need a safe, warm place to reduce an immediate crisis, or to…

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Description

Haven is a safe, warm space if you are having a rough time after taking substances, feeling distressed or just want to feel less alone.

Haven is an after-hours, drop-in… More

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Public Transport

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Parking

Street parking available.

Contact Details

Please call us on 09 638 4957 to:

  • Have a chat about our services, for you or for someone you are supporting (ext. 706)

  • Get in touch with your case manager

  • Reach our youth services team (ext. 753)

  • Speak with the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court team

  • Find out about activities at our community services hub in New Lynn, Auckland

  • Connect with our residential services if you are calling after hours.

Unit 4, 3029 Great North Road
New Lynn
Auckland 0600

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Street Address

Unit 4, 3029 Great North Road
New Lynn
Auckland 0600

Postal Address

PO Box 56 447
Dominion Road
Auckland 1446

This page was last updated at 12:58PM on August 20, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Odyssey.