Addiction

Addiction


Links

Addiction Guide.com (US) – Addiction Guide was created to provide the most comprehensive up-to-date information about various addictions and how to overcome them.  We are not a treatment center, but through our network of centers and connections across the country we can provide outlets for people seeking help.  We are a diverse team of recovering addicts, healthcare professionals, and patient advocates who can provide you with tools and advice to help you regain control of your life. By increasing awareness and including this resource on your page, millions of Americans across the globe will have the best opportunity to find the right treatment for them and improve their quality of life.
Addictions Treatment Directory (NZ) – This website contains a regionalised database of all the addiction treatment and advice services available anywhere in New Zealand.  An easy – to – follow key will tell you how to access each service.
Auckland City Mission (NZ) – Auckland City Mission offers hope to individuals and families who may be experiencing a temporary set back or a long-term problem that needs expert attention.  The Mission provides immediate assistance, such as food, clothing and bedding, and staff work with individuals or families to find workable, long-term solutions to the issues they face.
CADS – Community Alcohol and Drugs Services (NZ) – When you make contact with Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) Auckland, one of our trained alcohol and other drug clinicians will talk with you about your concerns.  CADS also provides alcohol and other drug use counselling and information to the gay and lesbian communities in Auckland.  Lesbian and gay clinicians are employed within CADS to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, takataapui and fa’afafine (LGBTTF) clients.
CONNECT – Supporting Recovery Inc. (NZ) – Formerly AMHS. Committed to working with a recovery focus, flexibly and creatively to inspire hope, create choice and opportunities and encourage transformation and promote health and well-being. Services include: Residential, Asian Responsive Service, Dual Diagnosis, Peer Support and EDGE Employment.
Drug Help (NZ) – This website has been made for people who are concerned about how drugs are affecting their lives – whether it’s because of their own use or because someone close to them has a problem.
Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Education (NZ) – Drugs touch people’s lives in so many ways.  The FADE website is here to help you, your family, friends, workmates and the community you choose to be part of.
Gambling Helpline New Zealand (NZ) – The Gambling Helpline (New Zealand) is the national freephone ongoing motivational support, referral and information service for gambling problems.  Our services are provided to people who are, or have been gambling, family and friends concerned about someone else’s gambling and the general public interested in what impact gambling has in New Zealand.
GROW (NZ) – GROW is a voluntary association of people who know they are inadequate or maladjusted to life (mentally, socially or spiritually), who earnestly desire to change and are helping one another to grow to personal maturity.  GROW meetings are typically formed by a group of 5 to 9 people who meet weekly for two hours followed by some refreshments.  They combine personal testimonies, reports on progress, group work on members’ problems and adult education about rebuilding lives.  Between meetings they keep in touch through friendly phone calls and organised socials.  There is no need for referral and participation is voluntary.  Meetings are confidential and anonymous – members know one another by first names only.  No fees are charged and a small donation to meet necessary expenses is voluntary.
Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust (NZ) – Higher Ground believes that all New Zealanders have a right to a life free of alcohol and other drug dependency.  The primary goal of our Therapeutic Community is to foster personal growth and to minimise harm to self and society.  We are committed to ongoing research and review of the effectiveness of our services.
Meth Help (NZ) – This site is for any New Zealander concerned about their own or someone else’s use of meth and how it is impacting their lives.
Narcotics Anonymous (NZ) – Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit, international, community-based organisation for recovering addicts active in over sixty countries. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) members learn from one another how to live drug-free and recover from the effects of addiction in their lives.
NZ Drug Foundation (NZ) – The New Zealand Drug Foundation is committed to reducing and preventing the harm caused by drugs in New Zealand. This includes social and health harms caused by legal drugs, such as tobacco and alcohol, as well as illegal drugs, such as cannabis.
Odyssey House (NZ) – The goal is to assist those suffering from the problems associated with substance abuse and addiction; to change negative, self-defeating behavioural, emotional and cognitive patterns towards positive, self-enhancing ones resulting in pro-social values, attitudes and conduct.
Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (NZ) – PGF believe in empowering and encouraging clients by providing a range of free services designed to meet the needs of its clients with daytime and evening appointments.  Qualified health professionals provide counselling services via confidential individual appointments for both gamblers and others affected by gambling.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (US) – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work — a life in the community for everyone.  To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA is gearing all of its resources — programs, policies and grants — toward that outcome.
Te Atea Marino (NZ) – Māori Alcohol & Drug Regional Team.  Our service is a team of Māori workers who are available to support Tangata Whaiora and their whānau with any substance misuse issues.  At Te Ātea Marinō we offer you a range of support, counselling, and consultation options in a culturally appropriate treatment environment.
Te Rau Matatini (NZ) – Te Rau Matatini is a national Māori health workforce development organisation that aims to progress Māori workforce development to enhance whānau ora, mental health and wellbeing.  Te Rau Matatini has been established since 2002 and progresses the above aims through a range of national projects which contribute to Māori mental health, primary health and public health workforce policies at a national and regional level to expand the Māori workforce, increase responsiveness to Māori health needs, and promote rewarding career opportunities for Māori in health and mental health.
The Salvation Army Bridge Programme (NZ) – The Bridge Programme provides a safe, integrated, high quality treatment service to people whose lives have been affected by the harmful use of, or dependency on alcohol or drugs.  You will be supported, challenged and encouraged to make positive changes in your life so that you can find hope, direction, peace and stability.
Volatile Substances (NZ) – This website is where you can have your say.  If you have a story or an opinion to share with us, or a comment for our blog, send us an email.  We’d love to hear from you.