Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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2 Mar 2010
This report summarises the evidence on the delivery of effective smoking cessation. It focuses on the ABC approach to smoking cessation which brings with it a more “assertive” manner in which clinicians can work. This guidance for health professionals provides different elements and key points of leverage that...
17 Dec 2008
This report presents the results of a survey conducted to evaluate Smoking Not Our Future. The aim of this survey (conducted in June and July 2008) was to assess the extent to which young people aged 12 to 24 years were aware of Smoking Not Our Future and the extent to...
17 Oct 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Policy, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Disability, Quality of Life
Summary from the Director-General of Health, Stephen McKernan I am pleased to present the results of the first year of Health Targets – 2007/08. When we launched Health Targets in August 2007, we recognised that they would capture a small part of what is necessary and important to the health of New Zealanders...
This document is the evaluation report of ANAMATA 08. Anamata provided a platform for young people from around Aotearoa to come together and discuss alcohol issues as they see it. Discussions focused on identifying the key alcohol issues across New Zealand for young people; brainstorming the ways in which we...
20 Aug 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Social Services, Drugs & Alcohol, Youth
The Whanganui-a-Tara Courts and Health (WATCH) Project was implemented from October 2006 to March 2007 to reduce repeat offending and improve health outcomes for young adult offenders with high and implicative addiction needs. The evaluation findings are based on a range of data including review of relevant...
24 Jul 2008
Topics: Peer Support, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Māori, Quality of Life, Race & Ethnicity
Te Puāwaiwhero: The Second Māori Mental Health and Addiction National Strategic Framework 2008-2015 reinforces current mental health and Māori health policy. This includes the overall aim of He Korowai Oranga, and whānau ora: Māori families supported to achieve their maximum health and wellbeing, and Te Tāhuhu...
4 Jun 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Social Services, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Hazards, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Quality of Life, Gender
Portrait of Health is the first release of key descriptive findings from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. Analyses have been presented by gender, age group, ethnic group, neighbourhood deprivation and regional area where possible. Results are compared with earlier surveys where possible for the total population and for...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
The family environment is an important influence on a wide range of social and health outcomes and there is general agreement that strong families lead to successful and healthy outcomes for family members. In 2007, around 100 New Zealand families and whānau participated in a study that explored how health...
30 May 2008
This report presents the results of a quantitive survey of a nationally representative sample of parents of 12 to 17 year old.
14 May 2008
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Social Media
The Ministry of Health has identified a social marketing campaign as one potential way to contribute to a reduction in the harm associated with the demand and usage of illegal drugs. To begin the development of such a campaign, the Ministry commissioned Litmus, to conduct a review of national and international literature of...
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