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A new publication - Te Whare o Tiki - which identifies the Co-Existing Problems (CEP) knowledge and skills required by the mental health and addiction workforce was launched today in Wellington.
Peer support work in the mental health and/or addiction workforce is provided with purpose and in context. Peer support workers are trained to support people experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues towards wellbeing.
The Alcohol and Drug Outcome Measure (ADOM) will be ready for implementation in community-based adult addiction services from November 2012.
The Cutting Edge national addiction treatment conference was held in Wellington last week and attended by over 400 delegates. It was a great opportunity to hear new ideas, be challenged about our practice, feel supported in our work, catch up with old friends and make new ones.
Many services are currently in the planning process to develop service level responsiveness and capability to people with co-existing problems (CEP).