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Problem Gambling Counselling and Health Promotion Service

Best Care (Whakapai Hauora) Charitable Trust
140 - 148 Maxwells Line
P O Box 1341
Palmerston North

Tel: (06) 353 1884
E-mails: margaret@rangitaane.iwi.nz or jack@rangitaane.iwi.nz
Website: http://www.whakapaihauora.maori.nz/information.php?info_id=12

Margaret Ryniker and Jack Rifle

Whakapai Hauora offers you the services of our counsellor for Problem Gambling which includes-

Counselling which can be for:
The Problem Gambler
A Partner
A Friend
Any concerned persons affected by someone who gambles

'The right approach to a difficult problem is the 'tri-angle'.'

The counselling service includes-
Intervention services, e.g. support the whanau/family
Screening services
Family/whanau centred interventions
Counselling support
Easy access for services, e.g. home, marae, school, community
Ongoing support and follow up

The health promotion service includes-
1.Promoting Healthy Public Policies in relation to gambling harm by:
Working with Local Government Groups on policies to reduce gambling harm
Providing advice on gambling policies
Ensuring Maori involvement in the development, implementation and monitoring of gambling related policies and activities

Encouraging Supportive Environments to minimise gambling harm by:
Providing forums to discuss problem gambling harm
Working with communities to reduce gambling harm in their communities
Encouraging the public to adopt responsible gambling practices
Meeting any identified gaps in the gambling area highlighted by the local community

Enhancing the capacity of communities to define and address gambling harm by:
Implementing health promotion projects in relation to Maori Problem Gambling
Working with the community to address and manage community based health promotion problem gambling programmes

Assisting the development of peoples life skills and resilience in relation to preventing or minimising gambling harm.

Choices are the hinges of destiny!

Margaret Ryniker Gambling Counsellor provides an afternoon counselling clinic in the Shannon Plunket Rooms, Stout Street, Shannon on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month between 1pm - 4.30pm.