Odyssey House Trust Christchurch
Greers Road site is a smoke free premises
If you would like support to quit smoking please ask your worker about the support available

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SixtyFive ALIVE - Seniors AOD and CEP Service


This is a programme designed to enhance the quality of life for people aged 65 years and over, who are concerned about their use of alcohol and other drugs, including prescribed medication and Co-existing Mental Health and Medical problems


Services Offered:

Consultation for other services

Education-training to other services on working with older people experiencing alcohol or other drugs concerns

Facilitation into specialist services

Joint case work

Support to develop screening and brief treatment within services

Development of groups in partnership with other services

Specialist case management and treatment

Co-Existing Problems treatment

This is a home based community service.

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

Case management- we work co-operatively 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

Referrals pathway

Self-referrals, service referrals via phone or referral letters


Cost - Nil


Target Group

Services working with people 65 and over who have alcohol or other drug concerns

People over 65 who have alcohol or other drug problems including Co-Existing Problems (Under 65 of age where age related factors impact on functioning)

Helping people take the steps

98 Greers Road PO Box 34009 Burnside Christchurch

Phone 03 358 2690   Fax 03 358 2907   Mobile 021 919 938  or   021 991 875

Email chris.s@odysseychch.org.nz  or  shirley.m@odysseychch.org.nz

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