Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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27 Nov 2014
New Zealand, tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death, and a major factor contributing to health inequality. Half of all long-term smokers die from a smoking-related illness and the average lifespan of long-term smokers who die prematurely from smoking is 15 years less than non-smokers. Between 4500 and 5000...
27 May 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life
Encouraging families to live healthy lives – by making good food choices, being physically active, sustaining a healthy weight, not smoking and drinking alcohol only in moderation – is part of the Government’s approach to promoting good health. As in many countries around the world, obesity and its associated...
16 Dec 2014
Alcohol use in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the frequency and amount of alcohol use and the relationship between falls and alcohol use for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age...
11 Dec 2014
This report provides a snapshot of the health of New Zealanders through the publication of 48 key indicators on health behaviours, health status and access to health care for both adults and children. This report presents the 2013/14 results from the continuous New Zealand Health Survey, with comparisons to...
4 Dec 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
The tobacco use report presents key findings from the New Zealand Health Survey 2012/13 about tobacco use. It provides a snapshot of tobacco use by adults over the age of 15 years, across different population groups (age, sex, ethnicity and neighbourhood deprivation). It presents information on when smokers smoked their first...
Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal - Volume 2 Issue 3: December 2014 - Collaboration and Partnerships
8 Dec 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Security & Welfare, Tertiary Education, Transport, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Prisoners, Youth
Volume 2 Issue 3 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on Collaboration and Partnerships and includes: Editorial - Ben Clark Custodial / case management practice collaboration in a custodial environment - Sarah Symonds, Neil...
Topics: Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Single Parents, Ageing, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Resilience, Socio-economic status
Growing Up in New Zealand is a longitudinal study that provides an up-to-date, population relevant picture of what it is like to be a child growing up in New Zealand in the 21st century. It is the first longitudinal study of its kind that has recruited and collected information from both mothers and their partners from before...
19 Sep 2013
with: NZ Police
The new Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 states that when developing a draft or provisional Local Alcohol Policy, a Territorial Authority must consider a range of factors set out in the Act, including the nature and severity of the alcohol-related problems arising in the district. To that end, Police (along with Licensing...
with: NZ Police
The latest New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring Programme Report (NZ-ADUM) has found that 41 % of people detained by police had been drinking prior to their arrest. The NZ-ADUM study is an annual Massey University study that has been funded by Police since 2010. During the 2013 study 848 detainees were...
Topics: Evaluation, Productivity, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Local Government, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Innovation
The past three decades have been a period of increasing investment and significant improvement in mental health and addiction (MH&A) services in order to better support the recovery of people with serious mental health and addiction problems, and their family/whānau in the community. In recent years,...
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