Asian Health Services
3 Mary Poynton Cres, Takapuna (North Shore office)Waitakere Hospital, 55-75 Lincoln Rd, Henderson (Waitakere office)
Ph: (09) 486 8314 | Extn: 42314Fax: (09) 486 8347
Free quit smoking support services are available from Comprehensive Care Ltd for people living in the North Shore, Waitakere and Rodney areas. Quit Smoking Support staff speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Hindi and Gujarati and are available to meet with you at home, at work, or at your doctor’s clinic to help you stop smoking. Interpreters may be available for speakers of other languages.
The service has a focus on Asian people and their families and also have programmes for pregnant women and their whanau / family and families with children under the age of 16.
Contact the service at:
0508 QUIT NOW (0508 7848 66)
Comprehensive Care Ltd - Asian Quit Smoking Services
The Waitemata DHB Community Alcohol and Drugs Service (CADS) has an Asian Counselling Service available which offers the following FREE services:
Provision of alcohol and/or drug misusing, or problem gambling related information
Individual and family counseling
Provision of information via email
Referral to any other health professionals
Free interpreters (more than 20 languages) provided within CADS therapeutic sessions
Who can be a CADS client:
Residents in the Auckland region
Clients with alcohol and/or drug abuse, or gambling problems
Significant others (friends, family members)
Available Monday to Friday 9am-4.30pm
(09) 845 1818 (English)
(09) 442 3232 (Language line - Chinese , Korean only)
(09) 845 1845
CADSAsianService@WaitemataDHB.govt.nz (English, Chinese & Korean)
CADS Asian Counselling Service
On our eCALD website you will find the following resources:
Cross-Cultural Resources: Resources with additional researched cultural-topics not covered in detail within the CALD Cultural Competency courses. The aim of these resources (which are not courses) is to further increase cultural awareness, knowledge and skills of learners / viewers.
Translated Information: Brochures / information translated into multiple languages including healthcare system and general health information (e.g. ACC, Diabetes, Mental Health) which could be useful for CALD patients / clients / families. You will also find some communication tools and other useful New Zealand sites that publishing translated information as well.
Publications: A list of publications relating to Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin and African populations, health needs, cultural competency approaches, model of care, service development, demographics, evaluation, and more.
Migrant and Refugee Services: A list of CALD migrant and refugee health and social support services in the Auckland Region, compiled by the Northern Region Alliance Ltd Asian, Migrant and Refugee Health Project Manager and Asian Health Support Services as part of a stocktake of services.
Cultural Competence Assessment Tools: List of tools/checklists for self-assessment of one's own level of cultural competence.
View more information at www.CALD.com
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