Higher Ground can help people who have an alcohol or drug dependency. When people are dependent on alcohol or drugs, their lives revolve around getting and using alcohol or drugs.
Alcohol or drug dependency causes problems with physical and mental health, and work and family responsibilities.
Most Higher Ground clients refer themselves, although we do take referrals from family, friends, other drug and alcohol agencies, doctors, lawyers and probation officers.
We encourage clients to make the referral themselves as taking personal responsibility is an important step.
We can only admit New Zealand residents who fall into the following 4 categories: