Projects / Youth

The AOD Provider Collaborative supports projects that identify approaches to better engage young people living in Counties Manukau and reduce drug and alcohol-related harm

Talking with young people about substance use
Talking with young people about substance use
Over the last few years, the AOD Provider Collaborative, in partnership with the NZ Drug Foundation, has developed resources for people who want to talk with young people about substance use. These resources are for families, as well as health and social service professionals. The Did you know? resources include videos in English and te reo...
Peer crowds in New Zealand
In 2016, the AOD Provider Collaborative led a group of health and social agencies to contract Rescue: The Behaviour Change Agency to research the socio-cultural peer groups in New Zealand youth and young adult populations. The aim was to better understand youth culture, peer crowds, and how these peer crowds used alcohol. Overall, four teenage...
Counties Manukau Youth AOD and Mental Health Services Map
The AOD Provider Collaborative worked with AOD and mental health providers in Counties Manukau in the first half of 2015 to produce a 'service map'  to help young people in the region access alcohol and other drug (AOD) services, and/or mental health services that best fit their needs.    The Youth Service...
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