Nelson Marlborough Health

Free youth health services

4 YOUTH 11-19 years

Nelson l Tasman l Marlborough

Counselling

COUNSELLING - NELSON

Age range: From age 12
Service for people with mild to moderate mental health issues.
(GP referral required)
Website: www.nbph.org.nz/bis

Age range: 13-20 year olds
Youth alcohol and drug/mental health counselling service.
(GP referral required)
Website: www.nbph.org.nz/youth-alcohol-anddrugmental-health-counselling-service

BLENHEIM

Age range: ALL AGES Cultural-based mental health and anger management counselling.
Website: www.maataawaka.co.nz/youth-services

Age range: From age 12 Service for people with mild to moderate mental health issues.
(GP referral required)
Website: www.marlboroughpho.org.nz/programmes-services/primary-mental-health

Sexual health

NELSON

Age range: Up to age 22
Including contraception, STI checks and treatment, pregnancy testing
Website: www.inp.co.nz/what-we-do

BLENHEIM

Age range: Up to age 22 Including contraception, STI checks and treatment, pregnancy testing.
Website: www.familyplanning.org.nz/clinics

General health services

Age range: ALL AGES ALL REGIONS

Pharmacies: Pharmacies offer free, trustworthy health advice.

Quit smoking programmes
Website: www.nmdhb.govt.nz/smokefree

Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP): Available from most pharmacies and GPs free of charge.

Pregnancy education: Giving you and your baby a good start
Website: www.nmdhb.govt.nz/antenatal-classes

Alcohol and drug addictions service (self-referral)

Suicide crisis helpline: 0508 828 865

Kidsline (up to age 18): 0800 5 43 754

Youthline (18+): 0800 376 633 or text 234

The Lowdown: 0800 111 757 or text 5626

Safe to talk (sexual harm info/support): 0800 044 334 or text 4334

Mental health counselling: Text 1737 

Other health services

FREE DENTAL SERVICES

Age range: 17 years and under 
ALL REGIONS
Website: www.nmdhb.govt.nz/oral-health

Free transport to dental appointments in the Nelson/Tasman region is available from the Wicked Tooth Fairy.
Website: www.whanakeyouth.org.nz/wicked-tooth-fairy

HPV AND BOOSTRIX VACCINATIONS

Age range: 11-12 year olds
ALL REGIONS
Offered in schools at Years 7 or 8.
They are also free from your doctor or practice nurse.
Website: www.health.govt.nz/fomo

FREE GP & NURSE APPOINTMENTS
Age range: For children aged 13 and under

Including after-hours and urgent care medical centres.

FREE HEARING TESTS - ALL REGIONS
Age range: From 18 years old  Free hearing test at Bay Audiology.
Website: www.bayaudiology.co.nz

FREE VISION TEST
Age range 0-16 year olds. ALL REGIONS Free vision test with Specsavers.

LONG-DISTANCE VISION EYE TEST
Age range: 11-12 year olds
ALL REGIONS
Website: www.kidshealth.org.nz/hearing-and-vision-checks

1737

Healthline

Alcohol Drug Helpline

TheLowDown

NMH OralHealth

Stop Smoking Service