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Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 family and whānau guide (Te Reo)

Living with and/or supporting someone experiencing a severe substance (alcohol or other drug) addiction can be distressing and confusing.

Family and whānau may want to use the Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 to get their loved one into treatment.

This brochure in te reo Māori provides some introductory information about that process.

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