Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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1 Feb 2007
This report details an evaluation of the process and outcomes of the sections of the 2003 Smoke-free Environments Amendment Act relating to the extension of smokefree workplace from the provisions of the Smoke-free Environments Act (1990). Excluded is an evaluation of the impact of the SEAA (2003) on schools and early childhood...
1 Dec 2006
This short report, prepared for the Ministry of Health, presents figures on second-hand smoke exposure and smoking behaviour inside households where children live. Results indicate that rates of exposure to second-hand smoke in the home have decreased significantly since 2003. The proportion of households that permit smoking...
23 Nov 2006
with: Ministry of Health: MoH, Health Promotion Agency: HPA, Health Research Council of New Zealand: HRC
The purpose of this report is to provide information for people whose interest is primarily in substance use disorders, rather than mental health in general. It is a companion document to Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey, where results are presented for all disorders assessed. This report...
This literature review identifies New Zealand and international literature on Western drinking cultures worldwide and looks at how these have been informed by wider cultural influences. It also examines how ethnicity and indegeneity interact with Western drinking cultures.
with: NZ Police
New Zealand Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (NZ-ADAM) is a programme which seeks to measure drug and alcohol use among people who have recently been apprehended by police. NZ Police obtained funding for a one-year initial pilot of NZ-ADAM at four sites (Whangarei, Henderson, Hamilton and Dunedin) to be followed...
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 outlines changes associated with the implementation of the amended Smoke-free Environments Act 1990: 2003-2006.
17 Jul 2006
Topics: Community Development, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
This document reports on feedback received during public consultation on the review of the National Drug Policy. It encompasses views expressed by stakeholders at the thirteen meetings, hui and fono throughout the country, and in the ninety-five written submissions on the Consultation Document.
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.
1 Jun 2006
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Children, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This research report identified and reviewed the current research literature about the impacts on children of heavy parental alcohol use. Research on alcohol-related harm has historically focused primarily on the negative effects of alcohol consumption on the individual drinker. As a result the wider social...
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