What we do

The consumer leadership group:

  • provides advice and consultation
  • promotes meaningful consumer involvement
  • supports services to improve consumer engagement
  • provides advocacy support for people to get their needs met
  • audits AOD and OST services in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • educates addiction and other allied workforces, post-graduate and undergraduate advisory committees
  • evaluates consumer experience and satisfaction
  • develops and reviews information
  • participates in local, regional and national planning
  • gets involved in research reference/advisory groups, research design and practice
  • provides supervision to people in designated consumer and peer roles

We utilise our individual expertise relating to the addiction sector, consumer experience and knowledge, and connect with our wider networks to strengthen the consumer workforce of the addiction sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.