Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Online document
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What wāhine Māori think about smoking and about trying to quit: Findings of Rotorua focus group discussions
17 Sep 2017
Presentation showing the findings of Rotorua focus group discussions by Dr Lynne Russell, Senior Researcher. Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Kāti Māmoe, Ngāti Porou.
New Zealand has a goal of reducing smoking prevalence to a minimal level by 2025 (often referred to as ‘Smokefree 2025’).1 This goal is supported by one of the six New Zealand health targets: better help for smokers to quit that is designed to prompt smokers to make a quit attempt and use evidence-based cessation support.2...
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
Topics: Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This four-page report presents key findings on the health and wellbeing of Māori adults and children (2011–2013) and shows trends since 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS). Pooling data from the 2011/12 and 2012/13 NZHS improves the precision of estimates for Māori due to bigger sample sizes.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Pregnancy, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This publication describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey for the period July 2012 to June 2013. It also outlines the history of the New Zealand Health Survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes the process for developing the adult and child questionnaires for 2012/13, and gives an overview of...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Drugs & Alcohol, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
This report presents findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) about ‘at least monthly’ and ‘past year’ amphetamine use in adults aged 16–64 years of age. It also reports the mean age of ‘past year’ amphetamine users aged 16–64 years of age.
14 May 2013
Section 24 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 (MODA) governs the prescription of controlled drugs for the treatment of addiction. The Minister of Health has the power to specify which medical practitioners and services can prescribe controlled drugs for the treatment of addiction. The Ministry of Health (the Ministry) regulates...
13 Feb 2013
This publication provides information on the care (service) provided between July 2009 and June 2010 (2009/10) by district health boards and non-government organisations to people with a mental illness or addiction. Specifically the publication provides information on: client...
23 Nov 2012
This publication focuses on publicly funded and privately funded hospital events in 2008/09 and 2009/10, and also shows trends from 1995/96. It contains summarised data tables, figures and commentary of: hospital discharges hospital procedures
1 May 2012
Topics: Monitoring, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group, ethnicity and sex. Cancer, ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular...
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