Supports for Whanau / Family

of people with Alcohol or Drug Concerns

Support for whanau and friends of anyone suffering from a substance dependence or behavioural addiction. There is no requirement to have a loved one engaged with any of the services listed here before seeking support.

These are open support groups and other support options for Whanau/Families Promoting recovery through our community.

The Familial Trust

Referral Process:
A referral can be either self or made from other agencies or sources
• Services and support available to any person who is affected by a loved ones addictions.
• Age: 5 years and above
• Non time limited


Services offered:
• One to one face to face counselling, support and information provision
• Couples counselling/support
• Advocacy
• Family group counselling/support
• Full structured family interventions
• Intensive adult outpatient programmes (18+)
• Phone support/Information
• Skype Internet support/counselling
• Children and young persons groups & programmes
• Weekly Wednesday night group for 5 - 13 year olds closed group for each school term
• STAR Holiday programme for those aged 5 - 12
• Discovery Programme for teenagers

Aftercare:
Ongoing by negotiation with client/whanau

Contact:
Phone: 03 9811-093
Email: info@famiialtrust.org
Website: www.familialtrust.org
Address: 6 Wilsons Road South, Christchurch 8022

He Waka Tapu

Referral Process:
A referral can be either self or made from other agencies or sources

Services offered:
• Services and support available to any person who is affected by a loved ones addictions.
• Age: 18 years and above
• Non time limited
Our services are predominately 18+ however we do we work with all of whānau and can navigate out to appropriate services where applicable.

Contact:
Free Phone: 0800 HE WAKA (43 9252)
Phone: 03 373 8150
Website: www.hewakatapu.org.nz
Address: 161 Pages Road, Christchurch 8061

Christchurch Coordination Service

Referral Process:
A referral can be either self or made from other organisations

Services offered:
• Be Smart - Self-management and recovery training for family and friends. 7 educational sessions held
• Monday 6 - 7.30 pm at CCS. Open Group
• Family Days at CCS – arranged several times a year
• Ages catered for:18+

Contact:
Phone: 03 338 4437
Email: chchaod@odysseychch.org.nz
Website: www.odysseychch.org.nz/chch-central-service
Address: Level 1, 55-59 Ferry Road,
Christchurch Central 8011
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The Salvation Army Bridge Programme Christchurch

Referral Process:
A referral can be either self or made from other agencies or sources

Services offered:
The open Methamphetamine Support Group the first Tuesday of every month from 5.30 7pm for anyone affected by someone else’s use of methamphetamine. Age 18+. This is open, anonymous, and no registration is necessary.

Contact:
Phone: (03) 338-4436
Email: christchurch.bridge@salvationarmy.org.nz
Website: www.salvationarmy.org.nz
Address: 35 Collins Street, Addington,
Christchurch 8024

MHAPS

Referral Process:
A referral can be either self or made from other agencies or sources

You can phone MHAPS for advice or information during office hours (9am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday), or call in person between 10am and 1:30pm, Monday to Friday. We will listen compassionately, and can advise in general terms about your situation. We can also receive information you wish us to know about your significant other. The age group we work with is 17 years and above.

Contact
Phone: (03) 365-9479
Email: reception@mhaps.org.nz
Website: www.mentalhealthadvocacypeersupport.org
Address: 357 Madras Street (Beside The Heart
Foundation), Christchurch, Canterbury 8013

Methamphetamine Help Team

Referral process
A referral can be either self or made from other agencies or sources

Services offered:
We are available for anyone who is experiencing a problem related to methamphetamine – those that use and those who have concerns regarding someone else’s use. Service users are assigned their own Counsellor and can be supported at any stage of their journey.

Contact
To self-refer, please contact the Meth Help Team on 0800 METH HELP (0800 638 443)
Website:
www.odysseychch.org.nz/meth-help

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Ashburton Community
Alcohol & Drug Service

Referral Process
A referral can be either self or made from other organisations

Services offered:
One on one face to face and phone support is available for both adults and young people concerned about someone else's alcohol or drug use. When you call or come into the service we'll talk through your worries and concerns and offer you some strategies to deal with those concerns. We can help you find ways to help the person you are concerned about.

Contact
Phone: (03) 308 1270
Address: Ground Floor, Nurses' Hostel Building, Ashburton Hospital, Elizabeth Street, Ashburton, Canterbury 7700
Website: www.acads.co.nz/

Other Christchurch Alcohol
and Other Drug services:

The Canterbury Alcohol & Drug services listed below are available for those who have a substance dependence.

Access is through Christchurch Central Service (CCS). These services have whanau and loved one support as options when the person with the addiction has engaged with the service.


Christchurch Central Service (CCS)
Phone: 03 338 4437
Email: chchaod@odysseychch.org.nz
Address: Level 1, 55-59 Ferry Road,
Christchurch Central 8011

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