Projects tagged with Gambling
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10 Sep 2008
AUT was contracted by the Ministry of Health in March 2006 to: examine the experiences of gamblers and their family/whānau when seeking and obtaining help for gambling related problems identify the barriers to help seeking in relation to gender and ethnicity
12 Aug 2008
Topics: Research, Support Groups, Not for profit, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Gambling
This report presents and summarises the data collected by problem gambling service providers in 2007. It provides an overview of clients who have sought help via Gambling Helpline Ltd (the Helpline) and face-to-face problem gambling services during that period. Among new full intervention gambler clients in...
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...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
The family environment is an important influence on a wide range of social and health outcomes and there is general agreement that strong families lead to successful and healthy outcomes for family members. In 2007, around 100 New Zealand families and whānau participated in a study that explored how health...
2 May 2008
This report presents the key results of a study that investigated whether people's gambling behaviour was associated with their local gambling environment. This study found that there were significant associations between gambling behaviour and neighbourhood access to gambling venues. In particular,...
Topics: Evaluation, Support Groups, Community Development, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Gambling, Pacific People, Quality of Life
In December 2007, DIA commissioned this evaluation of PPDF to assist the Board to make a funding decision about PPDF and to confirm the continuation of the Fund for at least two years post the 2008-09 financial year. This evaluation has been undertaken on the relaunched PPDF and has looked at the funding...
9 Jan 2008
AUT was contracted by the Ministry of Health in November 2004 to: review problem gambling screening and assessment instruments currently used in New Zealand and internationally recommend a set of screening and assessment instruments for use in New Zealand, and
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.
7 Dec 2007
To develop an evidence base that supports the primary prevention goals of the problem gambling strategic plan 2004-2010, by identifying and recommending a set of effective, suitable public health approaches that could be used to minimise and reduce gambling harm in New Zealand using a rigorous, evidence-based analysis of...
The aim of this project was to carry out a formative investigation of the impacts of gambling (including problem gambling) on Māori communities/whānau/hapū/iwi. It is well established that Māori are disproportionately affected by problem gambling, and the purpose of this project is to develop a better understanding of the range...
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