Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
26 results found
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.
1 Dec 2007
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Social Services, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Youth
Te Raukura: Mental health and alcohol and other drugs: Improving outcomes for children and youth draws together the key issues and priorities that have been identified by the child and youth mental health and alcohol and other drug sector as requiring action in the next three to five years. Te Raukura provides...
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...
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. The programme operates at four sites (Whangarei, Henderson, Hamilton and Dunedin), and is conducted by Health Outcomes International (HOI)...
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
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in New Zealand, and is one of the leading causes of drug-related harm. The Government’s response to addressing alcohol-related harm has been previously guided by the joint Ministry of Health and the Alcohol Advisory Council’s (ALAC) publication, the National Alcohol Strategy (2000-2003) (...
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 Aug 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Victims, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Children, Youth
As the case studies in this booklet attest, there are many good reasons to view family violence as a health issue. Health professionals are often the first to see victims when they most need help. Effective early intervention for children is very powerful in reducing long term harm. Family violence also imposes big strains on...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Energy, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Disability, Older People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sport & Recreation, Culture
Assessing the population’s wellbeing involves understanding how people lead their daily lives. Time use surveys measure the ways people spend their time. From a social viewpoint, survey data shows how activity choices are affected by different circumstances and responsibilities. From an economic viewpoint, it provides...
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...
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