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Award Winners – Cutting Edge 2022

2022-09-22T07:01:20+12:00

Cutting Edge | Te toka tū moana was held in Ōtautahi | Christchurch on 1-3 September 2022. Each year at Cutting Edge, we recognise members of the addiction workforce, nominated by their peers, for the contribution they make to their sector, to their organisations and to support tāngata whai ora. Congratulations to our 2022 awards winners! 2022 [...]

Award Winners – Cutting Edge 20222022-09-22T07:01:20+12:00

Cutting Edge 2022

2022-09-15T13:29:43+12:00

Cutting Edge | Te toka tū moana was held in Ōtautahi | Christchurch on 1-3 September 2022. More than 700 people working in the addiction or allied sectors joined us at this year's Cutting Edge conference - our first since 2019. Many thanks to our conference partners Te Whatu Ora and NZ Drug Foundation, to our conference organisers Composition, [...]

Cutting Edge 20222022-09-15T13:29:43+12:00

dapaanz forms and other documents

2022-09-22T07:09:07+12:00

All the dapaanz forms and documents in one place - to support our members to stay on top of membership requirements. You may have noticed several dapaanz forms and other reference documents across our site. These can be found on relevant pages as we mention them. We also list them here -- in one place -- because we know [...]

dapaanz forms and other documents2022-09-22T07:09:07+12:00

Aotearoa Addiction Treatment Timeline

2022-04-30T10:03:32+12:00

From our past use of fines, imprisonment, and prohibition to force change, to an approach of treating addiction as a health issue, this timeline (developed in 2019 for dapaanz's Cutting Edge conference in Auckland) tracks some of the events and legislation that have changed how Aotearoa New Zealand supports people living with addiction challenges. [...]

Aotearoa Addiction Treatment Timeline2022-04-30T10:03:32+12:00

He Ara Āwhina: Developing a framework for monitoring our mental health and wellbeing system

2022-05-11T10:08:20+12:00

During March and April 2022, the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission sought feedback on He Ara Āwhina (Pathways to Support), a framework that describes what an ideal mental health and addiction system looks like. He Ara Āwhina sets out how the Commission will monitor and advocate for improvements to the mental health and addiction system, and services. The framework [...]

He Ara Āwhina: Developing a framework for monitoring our mental health and wellbeing system2022-05-11T10:08:20+12:00

Vaccination Programme Failing Those with Mental Health and Addiction Issues

2022-04-30T10:29:44+12:00

According to the University of Otago, researchers have found that New Zealand’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is failing to reach those with mental health and addiction issues. By 14 February this year, only 80% of people receiving mental health treatment and 78% of those receiving AOD treatment had received two vaccinations, compared to 95% of the eligible population. Read more… [...]

Vaccination Programme Failing Those with Mental Health and Addiction Issues2022-04-30T10:29:44+12:00
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