Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Literacy & Numeracy
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During 2005, staff of the Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) Emergency Department (ED) and Regional Public Health approached the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) with a proposal to pilot an alcohol-related intervention in the ED. Hutt Valley DHB staff proposed that ALAC develop a resource in...
This report presents the results of an evaluation of the High on Life (HOL) initiative implemented in secondary schools in urban Wanganui and the Taranaki region.
This report presents the results of a survey of New Zealanders, 12 years of age and older, conducted in March and April 2005. Commissioned by the Alcohol Advisory Council, it was specifically undertaken in order to identify and segment the current attitudes (motivators and inhibitors) and behaviours of New Zealanders towards the...
7 Dec 2007
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Obesity, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
A qualitative investigation into wider aspects of family and whānau functioning, many of which can impact on healthy eating. More than 100 families were involved in this research.
Improving Addiction Treatment Retention for Young People: A Research Report from the National Addiction Centre
This study is the first in New Zealand to investigate the factors associated with AOD treatment retention among youth. Conducted among a group of young people who attended eight youth AOD treatment services in New Zealand during 2003 and 2004, it examines a range of treatment modalities, including day, residential and outpatient...
12 Sep 2007
This 2006-07 Drinking Behaviours report updates the report produced for 2005-06 year, and is based on the four quarterly monitors conducted for ALAC during 2006-07. It profiles adult drinkers and non-drinkers and youth drinkers and non-drinkers.
2 Jul 2007
This evaluation report examines the use and effectiveness of the ALAC resource, Bewildered – Alcohol, drugs and your children. Bewildered aims to provide insight and pathways to services for parents whose children have alcohol and drug problems by telling the stories of five parents and two young people. The...
This report presents the top-line findings from the 2006 Year 10 In-depth Survey (YIS). The YIS is part of the New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor (NZYTM), a national survey of 14 and 15 year-olds' behaviours, and risk and protective factors associated with smoking uptake. This report presents top-line...
This document presents the results and recommendations of two recent research studies on alcohol and other drug (A&D) treatment services for Pacific peoples. The studies are part of the Pacific Alcohol & Drugs Outcomes Project (PADOPT), which was launched in 2002 with the aim of evaluating and improving the...
Reflecting the wider New Zealand drinking culture, alcohol use is also common among young people. Despite people under the age of 18 being unable to legally purchase alcohol themselves, the 2004 Health Behaviours Survey found that 56% of 12-17 year olds had consumed alcohol in the last 12 months. However,...
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