Oak House Medical Centre

Outside Agencies

Alcohol Drug Helpline

If you are concerned about your own or someone else's drinking or other drug use, the Helpline can support you to make the changes that you want to make.
Phone: 0800 787 797
Text: 8681
Website: https://alcoholdrughelp.org.nz

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

This website offers advice for people planning overseas travel.
Website: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel

Depression Helpline

Talk to a trained counsellor at the Depression Helpline about how you are feeling or to ask a question.
Phone: 0800 111 757
Website: https://depression.org.nz

Gambling Helpline

Support for those worried about gambling or the gambling of others.
Phone: 0800 654 655
Text: 8006
Website: https://www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz/Home_452.aspx

HPV Immunisation and Information Websites

Other relevant websites with further information regarding HPV and the HPV immunisation.
Immune website: https://www.immune.org.nz/diseases/human-papillomavirus
Planned Parenthood website: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/stds-hiv-safer-sex/hpv
Ministry of Health HPV Information page: https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/healthy-living/immunisation/immunisation-older-children/human-papillomavirus-hpv
Ministry of Health HPV Immunisation Information page: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/preventative-health-wellness/immunisation/hpv-immunisation-programme/hpv-vaccine

NZ HPV Project

This website provides support and education for people with Human Papilloma Virus (genital warts and/or HPV). This website also provides lots of information around the HPV vaccine.
Website: https://www.hpv.org.nz

Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC)

IMAC is a nationwide organisation based at the School of Population Health at The University of Auckland. It provides independent, factual information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation.
Phone: 0800 IMMUNE (0800 466 863)
Website: https://www.immune.org.nz

National Poisons Centre

The National Poisons Centre is a 24/7 Poisons Information Service available to all New Zealanders.
Phone: 0800 POISON (0800 764 766)
Website: https://www.plunket.org.nz


Plunket works together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child.
Phone: 0800 933 922
Website: https://www.plunket.org.nz


Quitline is dedicated to helping New Zealanders beat the smoking addiction.
Phone: 0800 778 778
Text: 4006
Website: https://quit.org.nz

South Canterbury DHB

Enhancing the health and independence of the people of South Canterbury.
Phone: 03 687 2100
Website: https://www.scdhb.health.nz

The Lowdown

Support to help young people recognise and understand depression or anxiety.
Phone: 0800 111 757
Free Text: 5626
Website: https://thelowdown.co.nz

The Journal

The Journal is a free, personalised online programme, part of depression.org.nz
Phone: 0800 111 757
Text: 4202
Website: https://depression.org.nz/get-better/the-journal