Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Commissioned
62 results found
with: NZ Police
This study, commissioned with funding from the Cross Departmental Research Pool, sought to test the effectiveness of targeted multi-agency enforcement at reducing the harm caused by intoxication and other risky drinking behaviours in licensed premises. The study used a quasi-experimental interrupted time...
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,...
This study is a research evaluation of the regional approaches to mental health, with a view to assessing the actual contributions to date, other possible models of regional approaches, and the potential benefits that could be expected from these. A wide range of health sector representatives were interviewed to gain a sector...
In early 2004 the HSC undertook some preliminary work on a literature review of youthfocused anti-tobacco interventions. This preliminary work identified a need for a more co-ordinated and consistent approach to future youth tobacco control in Aotearoa New Zealand. In particular, the preliminary work identified the need to...
This report outlines changes associated with the implementation of the amended Smoke-free Environments Act 1990: 2003-2006.
This report presents the results of a survey of New Zealanders, 12 years of age and older, conducted in March and April 2005. Commissioned by the Alcohol Advisory Council, it was specifically undertaken in order to identify and segment the current attitudes (motivators and inhibitors) and behaviours of New Zealanders towards the...
This study assesses bar managers’ overall support for workplace smoking bans and their perceptions of the impact of smoking bans on venue revenue and individual rights. A cohort study of bar managers was undertaken to assess any changes in support over time and factors influencing these changes. The cohort was surveyed in the...
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.
This document presents the results and recommendations of two recent research studies on alcohol and other drug (A&D) treatment services for Pacific peoples. The studies are part of the Pacific Alcohol & Drugs Outcomes Project (PADOPT), which was launched in 2002 with the aim of evaluating and improving the...
7 Feb 2007
This report is based on the four quarterly monitors conducted for ALAC during 2005/06. It profiles adult drinkers and non-drinkers and youth drinkers and non-drinkers.
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