A Reflection on 2020

As the year is coming to an end, I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the courageous work you have all done including facing Covid-19 and experiencing lockdown. We know for many of you this did challenge your recovery as you faced the added stressors that...

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David Benton’s Blog

David Benton has been named a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to addiction support and treatment Yes, the award is an honour, and I am very grateful to those who sponsored me. My regret is that my wife Michael Ann is not alive to share in it. ...

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“We can do this” – continuing to grow in recovery

Hanmer Clinic is physically closed during the Level 4 Response to Covid-19. But our staff are still working (from home) and are available. We are contacting current clients, and can be contacted on the freephone number 0800 842 426. So if you want help, want to talk...

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Gambling Support Group

Wednesday 6-7pm Fortnightly, Oasis Salvation Army, 176 Fraser Street, Tauranga. Contact Lisa 0224080949

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