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  1. Video for Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff
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    Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff

    The CEO of not-for-profit addiction service Odyssey is concerned the sector will lose support staff to the aged care, home support and disability services following a recent pay increase by the government for the sector. A community mental health worker, Kim Baldwin is now considering a career change as a result of the increase. 

  2. Video for NZ Drug Foundation wants more focus on health sector to combat synthetic drug abuse
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    NZ Drug Foundation wants more focus on health sector to combat synthetic drug abuse

    The Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation believes the Government needs to ‘step-up’ and adjust its focus on funding and resources aimed at combating the abuse of synthetic drugs.

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    Native Affairs- My bros are dying

    Hastings Mongrel Mob President Rex Timu has filed a Waitangi Tribunal claim on behalf of his chapter calling the New Zealand Health system racist.

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    Online shaming could result in $50,000 fine

    A second graphic video showing the ugly side of drug use has been posted online a fortnight after the zombie-like bath salts clip went viral. The video shows a man swimming in his vomit after allegedly taking synthetic drugs. But with the video's subject being made an example of through social media channels, what are the laws and repercussions for those involved?

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    Mongrel Mob turns to the law for help

    The leader of the Hastings Mongrel Mob Rex Timu has banned methamphetamine from his chapter.

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    Seven people charged after synthetic cannabis operation

    Seven people have been charged following a police operation targeting the sale and distribution of synthetic cannabis in Avondale. 

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    Synthetic cannabis operation underway in Auckland

    A Police operation into the sale and distribution of synthetic cannabis is underway in Avondale, Auckland this morning.

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    Further push for more rehab beds

    The NZ Drug Foundation wants to alleviate the growing concern from mental health workers and families seeking rehabilitation services but say more funding is needed to tackle rising requests for help. 

  9. Video for Rereātea - Midday News Bytes 31 March 2017
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    Rereātea- Midday News Bytes 31 March 2017

    Rereātea brings you the latest news live from the Māori Television newsroom.   Today Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne and Wikitoria Day take you through the top stories of the day.

  10. Video for Mums anguish over wait for help
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    Mums anguish over wait for help

    An Auckland mother is desperate to get help for her son with a drug addiction after viewing a viral social media video showing a woman in a drug induced state.

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