5-Step Family/Whanau Programme

Nationwide Online Support Available

Living with or actively supporting someone we care about who has alcohol or other drug misuse, is often painful, frustrating and overwhelming. The most challenging part of this experience for many families/whanau is that it is so unpredictable.

The good news is that there are steps which can be taken, and as a family/whanau member, you don’t have to deal ...

Support Line

Monday to Friday

Sometimes you just need a listening ear and some guidance on where to go and what resources you can access. Our Support Line is available Monday to Friday and we accept calls from anywhere in New Zealand. Contact us anytime to request a call back. We aim to reply within 24 hours.

Family/Whānau Support

Thursdays - 12.00pm - 1.00pm.

This group is open to family/whānau members who are impacted by the alcohol and other drug use of people they care about. It focuses on building resilience and coping strategies through information sharing, learning about services available and understanding the journey that family/whānau experience. Facilitated by Family Drug Support Aotearoa New Zealan...

Family/Whānau Support Meetings

Online Support Available Now

There are support meetings in some areas of New Zealand. Call our support line to see if there are support meetings in your area.

Non-religious, open meetings for family/whānau members affected by drugs and alcohol. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Support Line Volunteer Training

Please contact the office
Christchurch Community House

Interested in volunteering?

For more information and to register your expression of interest check out the volunteering for Family Drug Support Aotearoa New Zealand section of our website. We can also come to your area and provide volunteer training when 5 or more participants wish to volunteer.