Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Families & Whānau
33 results found
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...
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...
Reducing harm for children affected by parental addiction and reducing unequal access to addiction services are key priorities for the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) Pregnancy and Parenting Service (PPS) provides an intensive assertive outreach case...
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,...
27 May 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
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...
Access to tobacco is recognised as one of the environmental risk factors for young people taking up smoking. Participants in the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) of Year 10 students were asked whether they thought they could get cigarettes or tobacco from anyone in their family/...
Eating Together at Mealtimes: The role of family meals in the health and wellbeing of young people in New Zealand
10 Nov 2011
Topics: Research, Income & Wealth, Food, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Siblings, Child Development, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Customs & Traditions
This research report aimed to summarise the literature on health and wellbeing indicators associated with the sharing of family meals, and to determine if these associations can be observed in a nationally representative population of New Zealand secondary school students. Social changes during the past few...
The involvement of alcohol consumption in the deaths of children and young people in New Zealand during the years 2005–2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards
While it is commonly accepted that alcohol misuse is harmful, very little is known about the effects of alcohol on the lives of children in New Zealand, particularly those under the age of 16. This special report was commissioned to investigate the role that alcohol consumption plays in the deaths of children and young people in...
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...
23 Nov 2010
Topics: Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Resilience
This report explores and exposes issues that have arisen for New Zealand family members as they have supported a family member through an alcohol and/or other drug addiction problem. It builds upon a growing body of knowledge within national and international literature about the impact of addiction problems on families.
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