Adolescent Overview

The STOP Adolescent Service provides assessment and intervention for adolescents (12 to 18 years) who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour.  The Service was founded in 1992 and has provided intensive intervention for over 800 young men, young women and their families.

The programme now has a team of twelve clinicians and a social worker in Christchurch, clinicians in Dunedin, Invercargill and Nelson.

The STOP Adolescent Service provides programmes in:

  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin and Invercargill
  • Nelson
  • A Changing Directions Programme  in  Christchurch provides assessment and intervention for adolescents with an intellectual disability or learning difficulties who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour.