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Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Brief Intervention

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD)


All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

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

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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

Contact Details

575 Princes Street
OTA 9016

Street Address

575 Princes Street
OTA 9016

Postal Address

P O Box 1534
Dunedin 9054

This page was last updated at 4:43PM on May 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Workplace Support.