Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol
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In early 2004 the HSC undertook some preliminary work on a literature review of youthfocused anti-tobacco interventions. This preliminary work identified a need for a more co-ordinated and consistent approach to future youth tobacco control in Aotearoa New Zealand. In particular, the preliminary work identified the need to...
1 Dec 2006
This short report, prepared for the Ministry of Health, presents figures on second-hand smoke exposure and smoking behaviour inside households where children live. Results indicate that rates of exposure to second-hand smoke in the home have decreased significantly since 2003. The proportion of households that permit smoking...
During 2005, staff of the Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) Emergency Department (ED) and Regional Public Health approached the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) with a proposal to pilot an alcohol-related intervention in the ED. Hutt Valley DHB staff proposed that ALAC develop a resource in...
This report outlines changes associated with the implementation of the amended Smoke-free Environments Act 1990: 2003-2006.
This report presents the results of an evaluation of the High on Life (HOL) initiative implemented in secondary schools in urban Wanganui and the Taranaki region.
This report presents the results of a survey of New Zealanders, 12 years of age and older, conducted in March and April 2005. Commissioned by the Alcohol Advisory Council, it was specifically undertaken in order to identify and segment the current attitudes (motivators and inhibitors) and behaviours of New Zealanders towards the...
This study assesses bar managers’ overall support for workplace smoking bans and their perceptions of the impact of smoking bans on venue revenue and individual rights. A cohort study of bar managers was undertaken to assess any changes in support over time and factors influencing these changes. The cohort was surveyed in the...
7 Dec 2007
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Obesity, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
A qualitative investigation into wider aspects of family and whānau functioning, many of which can impact on healthy eating. More than 100 families were involved in this research.
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...
12 Sep 2007
This 2006-07 Drinking Behaviours report updates the report produced for 2005-06 year, and is based on the four quarterly monitors conducted for ALAC during 2006-07. It profiles adult drinkers and non-drinkers and youth drinkers and non-drinkers.
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