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A visit to www.hepcurenz could save your life

Saturday, 27 July 2019, 6:29 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

The Addiction Practitioners’ Association is urging people who’ve injected drugs at any time in their life or have been exposed to infected blood in other ways, to put embarrassment aside and ask their doctor for a hepatitis test to prevent the ... More >>

Report shows addiction a major driver of crime

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 5:09 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

The Addiction Practitioners’ Association of Aotearoa New Zealand ( dapaanz ) says the latest Arrestee Drug Use Monitor (NZ-ADUM) paints a stark picture of just how New Zealand’s approach to drug use needs to change, and the price we will keep ... More >>

Softening police attitude on meth addiction welcomed

Monday, 29 August 2016, 2:26 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

The Addiction Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa New Zealand (dapaanz) commends recent comments by Waitemata Police after they successfully concluded their investigations into a methamphetamine supply ring. More >>

Meth availability sparks call for early identification

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 10:01 am | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

Reports of easier access to methamphetamine in some New Zealand communities are alarming, says the Addiction Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa New Zealand ( dapaanz ) – and it is time to increase early identification and treatment for users. More >>

Addiction recovery revisited

Friday, 2 September 2011, 4:17 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

When it comes to recovery from alcohol and drug dependence, there is a fair bit of misinformation about, an addiction treatment conference in Auckland was told today. More >>

Violence, Criminality and Addiction all related

Friday, 2 September 2011, 4:11 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

A psychotherapist who grew up in violence-torn Belfast says men who have violent, criminal and addictive traits should not be seen as having separate disorders or syndromes. More >>

Problems from prescribing opioid drugs ‘sure to rise’

Friday, 2 September 2011, 4:09 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

Problems associated with the prescription drug Oxycodone will increase in New Zealand if we keep following overseas trends, a conference in Auckland was warned today. More >>

Substance use disorder treatment must become mainstream

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 8:45 pm | Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa

A visiting drug policy expert and one-time “Deputy Drug Czar” to the Obama Administration has told a conference in Auckland today that the historical approach to treating substance use disorders has missed the mark and has had serious costs and consequences ... More >>

 

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