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This resource is one of four ‘Creating Spaces’ guidelines, developed by Kina Trust in partnership with Matua Raki, the National Addiction Workforce Development Centre. These guidelines aim to promote best practices for alcohol and other drug workers to engage with families, to maximise wellbeing and the capacity for positive change.



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