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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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25 July 2018

Applications now open for Workforce Innovation Award

This award seeks to showcase innovations in work practices that contribute to workforce wellbeing and development.

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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

New youth resources from Drug Foundation and Werry Workforce Whāraurau 

The New Zealand Drug Foundation and Werry Workforce Whāraurau have developed and produced a range of harm reduction-focused resources for young people.

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1 July 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Early lessons from the SA(CAT) Act

The Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 has now been in place for several months and there are early signs are that some common issues, apart from process issues, are emerging due to the new Act.

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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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