When you're ready

With our support you can develop a plan. This plan may include attending a group, counselling, reading some information or accessing one of our specialist services. In short we can help you make the changes you want to make.

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Concerned about someone?

If you are worried about someone else’s alcohol or drug use we offer special groups and information evenings as well as individual counselling. Share and learn with others about dependency, substances, boundaries and useful coping strategies

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Cultural services

Te Atea Marino (Maori service) and Tupu (Pacific service) and the Asian service offer culturally appropriate counselling, groups, support and consultation options. Translators are available on request

Our stories

Consumers and family whanau share their stories of recovery with the help of CADS and other services and supports

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Alcohol Drug Helpline

The alcohol drug telephone helpline is only a call away. Call 0800 787 797 or text 8681 to speak with a trained counsellor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free and confidential.


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Wishing you all a happy and safe festive season

CADS is open throughout Dec and Jan except on the stat days. This includes the walk-in CADS clinics (10am - 1pm).