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Alcohol harm reduction

Our Health Promotion Advisors work in partnership with District Licensing Agencies, local police, community groups and other organisations to develop projects and support community-led initiatives to minimise addiction and alcohol related harm in the community.

Our Health Promotion Advisors work in partnership to minimise addiction and alcohol related harm in the community by:

Key Projects include:
  • ”Get into it not out of it” (South Island): to reduce intoxication attributed to alcohol service in licensed premises.
  • After Ball Party Project: promoting youth to party safely and parents to be involved
  • Drink Safe Workshops: training Staff from licensed premises about host responsibility
  • Youth Access to Alcohol project (YATA): Community action groups.
  • Staff Orientation ‘Sale of Liquor Act’ Package

For more information, contact your nearest Health promotion advisor.

  • Public Health South's role is to promote and monitor host responsibility practice in the sale and supply of alcohol and provide an opportunity to improve sub-standard management of the sale and supply of alcohol and encourage alcohol harm reduction..