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11 December 2019

By Matua Raḵi

Addiction Leadership day – Christchurch 2019

Around 100 people gathered in Christchurch last month for the last addiction leadership day of 2019. The agenda included speakers from Te Pou, the Ministry of Health, the National Committee on Addiction Treatment (NCAT), Odyssey Christchurch and The Salvation Army.

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27 November 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Working with Māori - Module 3 training programme

A look at what went down during the Working with Māori - Module 3 noho marae training programme held at Orongomai Marae in Upper Hutt.

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14 September 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Northland DHB Scoops Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award

Northland DHB Mental Health and Addiction Services took out the Supreme Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award at the Cutting Edge Conference Oscarz Awards dinner in Rotorua on Thursday night.

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1 July 2018

By Matua Raḵi

What will we do to put the evidence into action?

A consistent theme of this ALD was how do we ensure that evidence and the outcomes of systemic reviews are integrated into routine practice and service delivery.

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1 July 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Connecting the connectors: Addiction Peer and Consumer Day

Thirty-eight people in dedicated lived experience roles, from across a wide variety of services in Auckland, recently gathered together at Higher Ground for the 5th Addiction Peer and Consumer Day.

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1 July 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) cross-agency plan

The Ministry of Health is leading a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) cross-agency plan to set the foundation for a structured approach that is evidence-based, for the prevention, early identification and organisation of existing supports for those affected by FASD.

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