Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Children
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Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Developmental Assessment Programme FASD Assessment Pathway: Process Evaluation
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children
The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (DHB) Developmental Assessment Programme (DAP) provides multi-disciplinary diagnostic assessments of children with complex developmental and behavioural concerns. One component of the DAP is a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Assessment Pathway for children with developmental and...
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...
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, Social Services, Caregivers, Parenting, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Children
This evaluation summarises the main effects that the 33 participating health professionals (and three parents) have observed when using Ruby's Dad in their practice with children, service users and family members affected by addiction issues. Limited hard copies are available.
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
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: Monitoring, Research, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Youth
Poisoning has been defined as injury to, and destruction of, bodily cells through the ingestion, inhalation, injection or absorption of toxic substances (World Health Organization 2008). In Western countries there are two demographic peaks of poisoning activity and deaths. The first is unintentional exploratory poisonings, where...
28 Mar 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Community Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This report presents information on Pacific health for the metro-Auckland Pacific population. Population health data is the most frequently used tool for decision making and developing priorities in the health system. Good information is essential for driving health system planning and system design.
The 2012 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) included four questions that assessed people’s acceptability of extending smokefree areas to other public places and private vehicles where children are in them.
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
The purpose of this report is to examine the need for mental health and addiction services among children and youth and to assess how well their needs are currently being met. Mental health problems, substance use and self-harm are common among young people. Many mental disorders begin in adolescence, and disorders are more...
Topics: Research, Parenting, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Children, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
In 2010, the majority (90%) of parents/caregivers of children aged five to 16 thought that they had influence over whether their child starts to smoke or not. Around three in four (76%) thought they could prevent their child from starting to smoke, and around one-half (47%) had set rules with their child about not smoking....
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