Happy new year everyone. Te Pou offices are now open for 2021. 

Happy new year everyone. Te Pou offices are now open for 2021. 

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23 June 2020

By Mark Smith

Addiction service outcomes

Mark Smith, principal advisor - outcomes and information, looks at ADOM (alcohol and other drug outcome measure) and what makes the simple outcome tool so special.


22 August 2016

By Paul Hanton

Happy first birthday ADOM

There are some incredible results to celebrate just one year on from the alcohol and drug outcome measure becoming mandated for use


16 August 2016

By Matua Raḵi

The first evaluation for Mirror HQ

Mirror HQ in Dunedin is an exemplar service designed to be youth and CEP (co-existing problems) focused, making it easier for young people living with mental health, alcohol and drug issues to get the help they need.


2 July 2015

The ADOM journey: A guest blog from Daryle Deering

Daryle Deering played a key role in bringing the Alcohol and Drug Outcome Measure (ADOM) to life. In this blog she talks about her decade long journey in developing ADOM.


31 March 2011

ADOM at Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS)

Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) provide alcohol and drug services across the Auckland region. CADS have deliberately chosen a strategy of implementing the national alcohol and drug outcomes measure (ADOM) internally in a step-by-step, or project-by-project, manner throughout the different units in the service.