Mental Health & Addictions Service
Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Brief Intervention
- Programme Areas
Addictions - drug & alcohol
- Programme Type
Community / social support (AOD)
All of New Zealand
- Age Groups
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP
How do I make an appointment?
All you need to do is:
- Call our free phone 0800 333 200
- If you need to leave a message, supply your name, contact phone number and the name of your authorising organisation, and Workplace Support will phone you back to arrange an appointment time
- You are welcome to bring a support person along with you to your AOD BI counselling session
- AOD Brief Intervention Counselling (PDF, 962.8 KB)
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For companies implementing drug and alcohol policies and regular testing, our package is an ideal way to provide brief intervention for employees. The counselling is based on a motivational interviewing approach, and is suitable for those staff who are misusing substances and want to minimise the harm to themselves and their workplace.
A confidential process designed to assist the individual to:
- understand the effects of alcohol or drug use on self and others
- become motivated to make healthy changes and achieve goals
- reduce the use of alcohol/drugs to comply with company policy
- develop a change plan and learn new habits to implement it
- establish strong support systems to maintain well-being and work productivity
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This page was last updated at 12:02PM on June 9, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Workplace Support.