Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Policy
43 results found
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...
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...
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...
2 Jul 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Not for profit, Social Services, Community Education, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Youth, Media & Communications
The Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship sought submissions from affected stakeholders, experts on advertising, sponsorship,...
24 Dec 2013
Topics: Research, Policy, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Māori, Rural, Urban
This report presents data on public hospitalisations for Māori and non-Māori living in rural areas. It supplements the main report on Māori rural health, Mātātuhi Tuawhenua: Health of Rural Māori 2012. The main report has indicators for Māori and non-Māori people living in urban areas and rural areas. The...
District health board mental health and addictions services: Serious adverse events reported to the Health Quality & Safety Commission 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
In 2011, the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) made a decision to separate district health board (DHB) mental health and addictions services serious adverse events (SAEs) from the main SAE report, and to support the sector in its approach to reviewing and reporting SAEs. The following report is the...
Topics: Evaluation, Literacy & Numeracy, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
Background Health literacy is defined by the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) as: "The degree to which individuals can obtain, process and understand health information and services they need to make appropriate health decisions"...
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...
Topics: Literature review, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol
This review focuses on research that considers the role of alcohol in causing injury and the effectiveness of educational and environmental strategies in preventing alcohol-related injury. It should be read in the context of other research on the effectiveness of policies and interventions directed at alcohol-related harm...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Relationships, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation, Culture, Discrimination
Discrimination is one of the biggest barriers to recovery for people with experience of mental illness or addiction. British and New Zealand research has shown that people with experience of mental illness report discrimination in all aspects of their lives, from employment and housing to discrimination from friends, family and...
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