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Targeting gangs and human rights the wrong approach

Monday, 4 September 2017, 10:05 am | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) says that while fears around rising methamphetamine addiction and associated violence are understandable, the Government’s willingness to play hard and fast with human rights will only make ... More >>

Prisoners need better access to drug and alcohol treatment

Friday, 24 July 2015, 9:32 am | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

Serco has been fined $300,000 in the last year for breaching its contract with the Government, the Corrections Minister revealed yesterday afternoon. More >>

Gambling and addiction transition must be well-managed

Friday, 4 April 2014, 4:43 pm | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) is warning recent changes to the way gambling and addiction treatment will be provided in New Zealand could have profound effects upon the sector workforce and, more importantly, the many New Zealanders ... More >>

Lack of efficiency hurting families affected by addiction

Friday, 22 July 2011, 4:33 pm | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The treatment sector says more New Zealand families will suffer from the ravages of addiction problems if funding and accountability streams remain fragmented and inefficient. More >>

NCAT supports Law Commission’s recommendations on drug laws

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 11:22 am | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) fully supports the Law Commission’s recommendations on drug laws. More >>

Treatment Sector Gives Government Four Out Of 10

Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 5:54 pm | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) says the government’s changes to drink driving laws are hugely disappointing, and has rated them a four out of 10. More >>

Wethouse should go ahead

Friday, 6 November 2009, 3:51 pm | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) today strongly endorsed the initiative to establish a wethouse in Wellington. “We endorse this initiative. It fits within the range of addiction treatments and has been shown to work,” said ... More >>

Increased addiction treatment fund will save lives

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 5:28 pm | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

Increased funding for the addiction treatment sector announced today will enable an expansion of services and make a real difference to people with addictions. More >>

Sector urges alcohol treatment re-think

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 9:24 am | National Committee For Addiction Treatment

The alcohol treatment sector is calling for an urgent re-think of priorities in how we deal with alcohol misuse. It is endorsing concerns raised by the Law Commission in its liquor law review about the lack of treatment facilities and programmes available ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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