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Did you know? series expanded to include resources in te reo, Chinese and information about methamphetamine
1 September 2017
Did you know? series expanded to include resources in te reo, Chinese and information about methamphetamine
The “Did You Know?” series on how to talk with young people about substance use has recently been expanded to include resources about methamphetamine, and resources translated into te reo Māori and Chinese (traditional). Overall the resource series now includes posters and videos about alcohol, cannabis, volatile substances and...
Postgraduate scholarship available for primary care professionals
30 November 2016
The AOD Provider Collaborative is delighted to team up with Counties Manukau Health to offer  postgraduate study scholarships for primary care professionals interested in pursuing mental health and addictions postgraduate study. The scholarship programme has been designed to support interested primary health professionals enhance their...
Register now! 2016 Mental Health and Addictions Research Symposium
5 May 2016
Registration is now closed for the 2016 Mental Health and Addictions Research Symposium and Supplementary Workshops. Content will be available online mid-late July.     Registration opens Thursday 5 May for the 2016 Mental Health and Addictions Research Symposium, funded by Counties Manukau Health. This is the third year the AOD...
Videos help conversations with youth about substance use
15 October 2015
Videos help conversations with youth about substance use
A series of short drug information videos are now available to help  health professionals, youth workers and family members have conversations with young people about substance use and substance-related harm. The "Did You Know" series was prompted by findings from the University of Auckland Youth 2012 survey, which found that 11...
Youth AOD and Mental Health Services Map available
15 July 2015
Youth AOD and Mental Health Services Map available
The AOD Provider Collaborative is pleased to make available a fold out wallchart / service map detailing the range of AOD and Mental Health Services available to youth in Counties Manukau. The Service Map has been designed to help people working with young people identify the most appropriate services available. Please download a PDF version of...
REGISTRATIONS OPEN! AOD Research Symposium 2015
15 May 2015
REGISTRATIONS OPEN! AOD Research Symposium 2015
The AOD Provider Collaborative's annual research symposium will take place on Thursday 18 June 2015 at the University of Auckland's Tāmaki campus. Funded by Counties Manukau Health, the Symposium is supported by Odyssey, and The University of Auckland's Centre for Addiction Research and School of Population Health. Our keynote this...
AOD placement initiative launched
31 October 2014
AOD placement initiative launched
The AOD Provider Collaborative wants to attract and nurture exceptional AOD practitioners at every stage of their career.  With this in mind, we have launched an initiative to help tertiary students identify placement opportunities in Counties Manukau. Ten members of the Collaborative are offering varied placements for tertiary students in...
Collaborative named Supreme Winner of Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award
18 September 2014
Collaborative named Supreme Winner of Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award
The AOD Provider Collaborative's Internship Programme was announced the 2014 Supreme Winner of the Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award at the DAPAANZ Cutting Edge conference in Dunedin on 18 September. The judging panel noted the programme was a great way to encourage recruitment into addiction treatment from a broad base of experience. The...
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