Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Mental Health
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Topics: Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Disability, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Tertiary Education, Research, Socio-economic status
This report uses data from the 2008 New Zealand General Social Survey to explore how a range of 30 social and economic indicators vary with education. It provides evidence supporting known economic benefits, and new evidence on a range of social indicators, including health and safety, voting, volunteering, social cohesion,...
This report presents key findings about alcohol use and hazardous drinking among adults aged 15 years and over. These results come from the 2011/12 New Zealand Health Survey. Hazardous drinking refers to an established drinking pattern that carries a risk of harming physical or mental health, or having harmful...
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...
4 Jun 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Social Services, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Hazards, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Quality of Life, Gender
Portrait of Health is the first release of key descriptive findings from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. Analyses have been presented by gender, age group, ethnic group, neighbourhood deprivation and regional area where possible. Results are compared with earlier surveys where possible for the total population and for...
Medicines Management Guide for Community Residential and Facility-based Services – Disability, Mental Health and Addiction
15 Oct 2013
This Medicines Management Guide is a reference tool for managers of community residential and facility-based respite services in the disability, mental health and addiction sectors. These organisations rely on a mostly non-regulated workforce to support people to live in the community. As the focus is on ‘home...
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...
Interventions and Treatment for Problematic Use of Methamphetamine and other Amphetamine-Type Stimulants (ATS)
2 Nov 2010
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Social Services, Public Service, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health
These guidelines have been developed for use across a wide range of settings for those working with people adversely affected by methamphetamine use. It is a useful resource for frontline workers, including those in Mental Health Services, the Police, Department of Corrections, Emergency Departments, General Practitioners,...
2 Nov 2010
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Social Services, Education & Training, Public Service, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health
This publication is designed to be used in conjunction with training workshops provided by the New Zealand Association of Opioid Treatment Providers. Its purpose is to provide a national standard for effective and responsive service delivery and to ensure that the skills and attitudes used by the workforce are enhanced to meet...
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...
17 Oct 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Policy, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Disability, Quality of Life
Summary from the Director-General of Health, Stephen McKernan I am pleased to present the results of the first year of Health Targets – 2007/08. When we launched Health Targets in August 2007, we recognised that they would capture a small part of what is necessary and important to the health of New Zealanders...
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