Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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26 Jul 2011
The Māori Smoking and Tobacco Use 2011 profile presents information related to the tobacco use of Māori compared with non-Māori, using findings from the Tobacco Use in New Zealand: Key findings from the 2009 New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey (NZTUS 2009). The purpose of the profile is to provide an overview of...
21 Dec 2011
Youth forensic services are specialist mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services for young people with mental health disorders, AOD problems and/or intellectual disabilities (under the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (IDCC&R Act)) who have offended or are alleged to...
14 Apr 2011
In July 2009 the Government showed its commitment to helping smokers to quit by introducing a health target of "Better Help for Smokers to Quit" The health target requires DHBs, which run the country's public hospitals to ensure that: 90% of hospitalised smokers...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
The purpose of this report is to examine the need for mental health and addiction services among children and youth and to assess how well their needs are currently being met. Mental health problems, substance use and self-harm are common among young people. Many mental disorders begin in adolescence, and disorders are more...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Relationships, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation, Culture, Discrimination
Discrimination is one of the biggest barriers to recovery for people with experience of mental illness or addiction. British and New Zealand research has shown that people with experience of mental illness report discrimination in all aspects of their lives, from employment and housing to discrimination from friends, family and...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Quality of Life
In the current difficult economic environment, all government entities are being asked to be more prudent and innovative. In health, our goal is to find solutions that are better, sooner and more convenient. It is in this spirit that I am pleased to present this report, National Indicators 2011. Good decisions...
Topics: Literature review, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Language
In its Statement of Intent 2009-2012 the Mental Health Commission (the Commission) identified that one of its 2009/10 projects would be to develop a „DHB Recovery Report Card‟. In the first year views of services user, family and professional groups were to be incorporated into the development of a recovery report card. The card...
Topics: Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Pacific People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
Health and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand is the third report in the Pacific Progress series. It presents findings on Pacific peoples’ health outcomes, discusses the socio-economic factors that influence these outcomes, and offers suggestions for improving Pacific peoples’ health. As well as providing...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Mental Health, Children, Youth
The Prime Minister Rt Hon. John Key Parliament Buildings Wellington 6160 9 May 2011 Dear Prime Minister Improving the transition: reducing social and psychological morbidity during...
Sapere Research Group was commissioned by ALAC to estimate the short-term health care cost savings from the use of alcohol brief interventions (BIs) in general practice and emergency departments (EDs). The study has two main components: a literature review of existing research; and the development of a model to estimate the...
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