Projects / Cross-sector

We are committed to taking an holistic, integrated approach to supporting people living with addiction challenges in Counties Manukau.  We know that people with AOD issues may not always access our services and we want to support other sectors to work with them, and to ensure they are getting the support they need.

Enhancing alcohol and drug support for people in the Counties Manukau justice system
Enhancing alcohol and drug support for people in the Counties Manukau justice system
The AOD Provider Collaborative has been focused on enhancing access to alcohol and drug support for people involved with the justice system since 2016. Scoping of the issues and solutions have been done through two reports: Enhancing AOD treatment access for offenders - scoping of issues and recommended...
Equally Well Health Resources
Equally Well Health Resources
Over the last few years the AOD Provider Collaborative has explored how to support people accessing AOD services with their physical health. Findings were summarised in a news article by Te Pou. The following resources have been developed to support people to enhance their physical health.  My Health: Self-Assessment form...
AOD Resources for Primary Care
A one-stop source for primary care services and professionals seeking information about alcohol and drug services, support and professional development in Counties Manukau, as well as contact details and/or links to regional and national resources. The guide (which can be downloaded under Useful Links on the right) includes information...
Enhancing AOD treatment access for offenders
Clients referred from the Justice sector comprise a substantial number of AOD referrals for member organisations of the AOD Provider Collaborative. Understanding what treatment exists, and the ways clients and their families can access treatment effectively is important. In 2016, the AOD Provider Collaborative commissioned a report to inform...
Collaboration between sectors - primary health care and addiction treatment
Recent Government and district health board strategies aim to enhance people’s health and wellbeing through increased alignment between health services. To support this process, the AOD Provider Collaborative undertook a project to enhance collaboration between Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) treatment services and primary health care. In...
Substance use and health impacts in Counties Manukau
In New Zealand around 12% of the population are estimated to experience a substance use disorder in their lifetime.  The potential harms that can emerge from substance use include physical health loss alongside social, emotional and financial harm.  In 2016, the AOD Provider Collabroative commissioned the New Zealand Drug Foundation...
World Cafe 2017 - Enhancing our Physical Health
In November 2017, the AOD Provider Collaborative and CHAMP jointly commissioned a World Café event held at the Youthline social enterprise café in Papatoetoe. The focus of this World Café was to identify how people in Counties Manukau would like to reduce the inequities in physical health of people living with mental health...
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