Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol
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Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Caregivers, Parenting, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Children
This evaluation summarises the main effects that the 33 participating health professionals (and three parents) have observed when using Ruby's Dad in their practice with children, service users and family members affected by addiction issues. Limited hard copies are available.
Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey 2010-2012 Report. 1.1 – The alcohol drinking behaviour of adults 18 years and over
The HPA Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by HPA to provide information on the attitudes and behaviour of New Zealanders towards alcohol. This survey focuses on behaviour related to the last drinking occasion, including how much and what was drunk, the drinking location and purpose,...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Social Services, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Quality of Life, Race & Ethnicity
This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives. Although not all collectives include general practice providers, the data...
Topics: Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This four-page report presents key findings on the health and wellbeing of Māori adults and children (2011–2013) and shows trends since 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS). Pooling data from the 2011/12 and 2012/13 NZHS improves the precision of estimates for Māori due to bigger sample sizes.
Alcohol and older people. A descriptive analysis of changes in alcohol use in older New Zealanders from 2004 to 2009
This report examines the changes in alcohol use in New Zealand for older New Zealanders (aged 60 years and over), and the association of these changes with socio-economic and deprivation factors, living arrangements and chronic health conditions. The report uses data from the Statistics New Zealand Survey of Family Income and...
27 May 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life
Encouraging families to live healthy lives – by making good food choices, being physically active, sustaining a healthy weight, not smoking and drinking alcohol only in moderation – is part of the Government’s approach to promoting good health. As in many countries around the world, obesity and its associated...
with: NZ Police
The latest New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring Programme Report (NZ-ADUM) has found that 41 % of people detained by police had been drinking prior to their arrest. The NZ-ADUM study is an annual Massey University study that has been funded by Police since 2010. During the 2013 study 848 detainees were...
31 Mar 2014
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court (AODT Court) pilot is designed to supervise offenders whose offending is driven by their alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependency, by providing judicial oversight of their engagement with treatment programmes and rehabilitation support services before they are sentenced. The desired...
In HPA's Health and Lifestyles Survey all respondents (aged 15+ years) were asked to estimate the number of New Zealand adults who smoked daily (as perceived prevalence of smoking can help assess whether or not tobacco use is seen as a normal behaviour). The daily smoking rate in New Zealand was 18% in 2006/07 and 17% in...
This fact sheet assesses whether the prevalence of risky alcohol consumption (defined as high levels of alcohol consumption on a single occasion) among New Zealand adults varied according to smoking status. The analysis was undertaken using the HPA’s 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS).
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