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65 ALIVE - Seniors AOD Service

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Odyssey House
98 Greers Road
Christchurch 8053
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The programme aims to aid people aged 65 years and over who are concerned about their use of alcohol and other drugs, to regain an improved quality of life.
Service Description
Service Description
This is a Home Based Service.

We offer a Comprehensive Assessment by registered professional staff and personalised treatment, based on individual needs.

Case management is where we work cooperatively with other services that cater for the medical (including detox), psychiatric and social/support needs of seniors.
We offer education and support to assist change for affected seniors and their families/whanau, with the focus on wellbeing.

Aftercare planning and follow-up, including referrals to support agencies.

We provide linkage to older persons health specialist services.

We undertake presentations to other services and interested community organisations.

We are able to assist services, develop screening and treatment supports.

Self-referrals, service referrals via phone or referral letters. Free service. 2 support groups running on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Updated: 27 Apr 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2019