Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Māori
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Tauawhitia te Wero: Embracing the Challenge: National mental health and addiction workforce development plan 2006-2009
2 Dec 2005
Topics: Mental Health, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Disability, Quality of Life, Policy, Research, Evaluation
The Ministry of Health funded the Centre for Health Services Research and Policy (The University of Auckland) to produce a research report on general practitioners’ (GP) preferred sources for information when making prescribing decisions, and the value that GPs place in these resources. Prescribing Information...
2 Aug 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Victims, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Children, Youth
As the case studies in this booklet attest, there are many good reasons to view family violence as a health issue. Health professionals are often the first to see victims when they most need help. Effective early intervention for children is very powerful in reducing long term harm. Family violence also imposes big strains on...
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...
Te Tāhuhu: Improving Mental Health 2005–2015: The Second New Zealand Mental Health and Addiction Plan
2 Jun 2005
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Quality of Life
Te Tāhuhu: Improving Mental Health outlines Government policy and priorities for mental health and addiction for the 10 years between 2005 and 2015, and provides an overall direction for investment in mental health and addiction. It builds on the current Mental Health Strategy contained in Looking Forward (1994) and Moving...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Disability, Prisoners, Quality of Life
The report outlines the nature and extent of prisoners' poor health, the contribution community health status makes to poor prisoner health and to imprisonment, the negative effects of imprisonment on health, and discusses reintegration and reoffending.
Improving Addiction Treatment Retention for Young People: A Research Report from the National Addiction Centre
This study is the first in New Zealand to investigate the factors associated with AOD treatment retention among youth. Conducted among a group of young people who attended eight youth AOD treatment services in New Zealand during 2003 and 2004, it examines a range of treatment modalities, including day, residential and outpatient...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Social Services, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Quality of Life, Race & Ethnicity
This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives. Although not all collectives include general practice providers, the data...
Topics: Community Development, Unemployment, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Schools, Secondary Education, Special Education, Tertiary Education, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Children, Youth, Sport & Recreation, Monitoring, Abuse & Neglect, Bullying, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Customs & Traditions, Language, Information & Communications Technology
This is the second Children and Young People: Indicators of Wellbeing in New Zealand report which we have produced. Government policy, as well as individuals, families, communities, businesses and international factors influence the outcomes we report on.The 2008 report presents: indicators of the social wellbeing of children...
1 Mar 2007
Topics: Research, Emissions, Environment, Families & Whānau, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Whānau, Youth, Quality of Life
The National Drug Policy 2007–2012 sets out the Government’s policy for tobacco, alcohol, illegal and other drugs within a single framework. It does this by establishing the goals, objectives and principles which will guide drug policy and intersectoral decision-making about the best way to address the harms caused by drug use,...
2 May 2007
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Support Groups, Not for profit, Families & Whānau, Policy, Behaviour Management, Drugs & Alcohol, Whānau
This review aimed to identify the most recent scientific evidence for the effectiveness of major population-level tobacco control interventions and to consider the findings and their implications in a New Zealand context. It was based on searches of the peer-reviewed scientific literature but with a particular...
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