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The Nelson Marlborough Health Addictions Service are committed to reducing the harm associated with addiction to individuals, families, whānau and the community.


  • screening and brief intervention for drug use problems for people admitted to Wairau Hospital (including the Wahi Oranga mental health unit)
  • community detox
  • opioid substitution treatment (Methadone and Suboxone)
  • The Matrix methamphetamine treatment programme (outpatient programme)
  • seminars and workshops on drug use; for workplaces, schools and community groups
  • training for professionals and community workers on drug use issues
  • referrals to local support groups
  • referral to inpatient treatment facilities.

People can refer themselves to this service. Referrals are also accepted from:

  • family, whānau and friends affected by someone else’s addiction
  • other services working with the person with addiction problems.


Wairau Hospital
Hospital Road

Postal Address:
Private Bag 46


(03) 520 9908

Other Phone

(03) 520 9999 After Hours Emergency

Wairau Hospital Hospital Road

Wairau Hospital Hospital Road, Witherlea, Blenheim, New Zealand

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