Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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Tauawhitia te Wero: Embracing the Challenge: National mental health and addiction workforce development plan 2006-2009
2 Dec 2005
Topics: Mental Health, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Disability, Quality of Life, Policy, Research, Evaluation
The Ministry of Health funded the Centre for Health Services Research and Policy (The University of Auckland) to produce a research report on general practitioners’ (GP) preferred sources for information when making prescribing decisions, and the value that GPs place in these resources. Prescribing Information...
2 Dec 2005
A first anniversary report assessing impacts of the Smoke-free Environments Amendment Act (2003) has found strong public support, increasing patronage trends in bars, and no significant economic impacts for hospitality venues overall. The law introduced smoking bans for all indoor workplaces and hospitality venues from 10...
1 Dec 2005
As part of the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) Workplace Interventions Project, ALAC plans to provide support to employers in their implementation of workplace-based early intervention to reduce the negative effects in the workplace of alcohol and other drug misuse. This initiative fits well within the ...
Adolescent drug and alcohol abuse causes and outcomes: Mary Kingsbury summarises recent research and suggested interventions
Social Work Now, Issue 32, pages 12-18 Anthropologists tell us that pre-European New Zealand was one of the few places in the world where alcoholic drinks were not developed. Alcohol and other drugs now play a significant part in contemporary New Zealand society, and heavy drinking...
The enforcement of liquor licensing laws by police and regulatory officials is intended to keep drinking environments safe, contribute to the reduction of liquor abuse, prevent excessive consumption of alcohol, and prevent the sale of alcohol to minors. In Wellington, the enforcement of licensing laws involves...
The aim of the research was to develop an overview of liquor bans in New Zealand by virtue of reviewing and analysing the available local literature, including four formal evaluations of liquor bans and press reports for the period from July 2003 to June 2004 inclusive.
Topics: International Research, Research, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Retirement, Unemployment, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Emissions, Food, Families & Whānau, Households, Ageing, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Asian, Children, Disability, Older People, Women, Youth, Sport & Recreation, Discrimination, Gender, Language, Information & Communications Technology
The Social Report has four key aims: to report on social indicators that complement existing economic and environmental indicators; to compare New Zealand with other countries; to contribute to better-informed public debate; to help...
In early 2004 the HSC undertook some preliminary work on a literature review of youthfocused anti-tobacco interventions. This preliminary work identified a need for a more co-ordinated and consistent approach to future youth tobacco control in Aotearoa New Zealand. In particular, the preliminary work identified the need to...
Social Work Now, Issue 30, pages 20-26. Every social worker knows that a large number of families come to the notice of Child, Youth and Family whose functioning is affected by alcohol, drugs, mental health problems and/or family violence. In order to efficiently meet these clients...
Te Tāhuhu: Improving Mental Health 2005–2015: The Second New Zealand Mental Health and Addiction Plan
2 Jun 2005
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Quality of Life
Te Tāhuhu: Improving Mental Health outlines Government policy and priorities for mental health and addiction for the 10 years between 2005 and 2015, and provides an overall direction for investment in mental health and addiction. It builds on the current Mental Health Strategy contained in Looking Forward (1994) and Moving...
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