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10 December 2015

By Anna Nelson

Primary care – ‘addiction is everybody’s business’

Handover | Issue 33 – December 2015 In the latter half of 2014 Matua Raki was invited by two of the largest Wellington public health organisations (PHOs) to provide ABC for alcohol screening and brief intervention workshops for their staff and practices.


9 April 2015

By Anna Nelson

A look at the Ministry of Health's new national COPMIA guideline

The Ministry of Health will soon release the national COPMIA guideline, currently in draft. This guideline will outline the responsibilities all mental health and addiction services have to the children of parents with mental illness and or addiction (COPMIA) and their families and whānau. For some, this is going to mean a big shift in the way that services operate.