Northland DHB’s Public Health Service carries out a range of regulatory and health promotion activities aiming to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm in the community. These include:
In conjunction with other agencies (including the Police, Fire, District Licensing Agency and District Councils) the Public Health Service works to reduce the health risks that might arise from the use of alcohol and other drugs. Promotional activities are conducted across the Northland Region (Kaipara, Whangarei and the Far North). Licensing activities are also carried out in the Kaipara area.
To talk to someone about your or someone else’s alcohol or other drug use, or for contacts of your local counsellor or treatment provider, phone the free (from mobile or landline) and confidential Alcohol Drug Helpline:
Ph: 0800 787 797 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Or visit the Alcohol and Drug Service Directory
In an Emergency dial 111