Response to Professor Paul Delfabbro's Letter
Asian Family Service urges Gambling Commission to enhance the Christchurch Casino Host Responsibility program by implementing early intervention strategies and clear referral pathways to minimise gambling harm services.
Asian Family Services is committed to the vision of "All people of Asian heritage and the background leading fulfilling and thriving lives in an equitable Aotearoa, New Zealand." As such, we are pleased to see a framework being developed to address women's health in Aotearoa.
AFS feedbacks on A Fair Chance for All interim report. This submission is made by Asian Family Services (AFS).
AFS provides feedback on the Service and System Framework, which describes the future state of the mental health and addiction system and services in ten years, moving the New Zealand health system towards the aspirational future experience of mental wellbeing for all. This submission is made by Asian Family Services.
Public Consultation on reducing pokies harm
Review by the gambling commission of the cash access licence conditions for the Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown and Wharf casinos.
He Ara Āwhina has been developed using feedback from communities in 2020 and 2021. It has been co-designed with people who have expertise in Te Ao Māori, experience of mental distress, addiction, substance harm, or gambling harm, as well as youth, public health, and clinical expertise.
The Code of Expectations sets how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve, share decision making and work effectively in partnerships with consumers/whānau. It is essential that health and disability providers apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in every engagement with consumers/whānau.
Long-Term Insights Briefings are think pieces that identify and explore issues that matter for the future wellbeing of the people of New Zealand. They provide information about medium and long-term trends, risks and opportunities, and explore options on how best to respond. They are not government policy.