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Alcohol – The Body and Health Effects Book

1 August 2016

This publication provides a brief overview of the health and body effects of alcohol. It is a series of short summaries based on available evidence.

Download (pdf, 428.06 KB)
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AL802

DrinkCheck pamphlet

12 May 2016

A popular pamplet that includes:

  • the Drinkcheck questionnaire (WHO's AUDIT tool) to test drinking levels, with information on how to understand the results
  • HPA's low-risk alcohol drinking advice
  • information about standard drinks.
Download (pdf, 449.82 KB)
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AL531

Ki te Ao Mārama - DVD & workbook

12 May 2016

A DVD (which follows the journey of three people through their addiction, treatment and into their life of recovery) and an accompanying workbook. It is for Māori who are needing help to overcome any problems they may have with their alcohol and/or drug use. 

Download (pdf, 1.74 MB)
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AL543

Concerned about Someone's Drinking? booklet

27 April 2016

A booklet for people who are concerned about someone else's drinking and provides ideas about how to help others. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

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AL595

Smashed n Stoned? programme workbooks

20 April 2016

These are the four workbooks for HPA's Smashed 'n Stoned? programme. Smashed 'n Stoned? is a facilited self-change programme to be run with groups of 13 to 18-year-olds whose alcohol and drug use puts them at risk.

Before ordering or using these workbooks, you need to have completed the programme facilitator training or be a qualified health professional, such as an AOD treatment or generic clinician. For training dates and locations, see the Events page in the website footer or go to alcohol.org.nz/events.

Download (pdf, 3.14 MB)
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AL514

Helping with Problem Drinking booklet

29 March 2016

A booklet for people who are working with people who are having trouble with their drinking. It outlines how to use the booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series with the people they are working with.

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AL590

Alcohol and Older People booklet

22 March 2016

A booklet for older people and their families, friends and carers. It is also for anyone interested in finding out more about alcohol and ageing.

It has information about:

  • how our bodies become less able to cope with alcohol as we age
  • how alcohol affects certain medicines and health conditions
  • how much alcohol is too much when you’re older
  • what older people can do if they think they have a drinking problem.
  • what family/whānau can do.
Download (pdf, 783.09 KB)
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AL548

Stopping Drinking booklet

14 March 2016

A booklet to help people who have decided to stop drinking or are worried about their drinking and are looking for support to stop. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

Download (pdf, 188.61 KB)
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AL593

Cutting Down booklet

4 March 2016

A booklet for people wanting to cut down their drinking.  It has information and practical tools to help. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

Download (pdf, 311.8 KB)
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AL592

Hazards of alcohol use by pregnant women and women of reproductive age

18 January 2016

This resource is for health professionals. It encourages them to ask women about their alcohol use and advise them not to drink alcohol if they are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

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AL1037

Maintaining the Change booklet

22 December 2015

A booklet for people who have changed the way they are drinking and want to maintain this change.  It contains information and tools to help stay on track or get back on track after a slip or relapse. It is one of the six Alcohol and Your Health series of booklets.

Download (pdf, 148.98 KB)
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AL594

Bewildered - DVD & workbook

20 December 2015

A DVD (with stories from parents whose teenagers are experiencing problems with alcohol and/or drugs) and an accompanying workbook. It is for parents/caregivers of teenagers that have problematic alcohol and/or other drug use and associated behaviours. It focuses on the stories and the process of change of parents and young people.

Download (pdf, 7.8 MB)
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AL544

Had enough? - DVD & workbook

30 November 2015

A DVD (which follows the journey of four people through their addiction, treatment and into their life of recovery) and an accompanying workbook. It is for people needing help to start to overcome any problems they may have with their drinking and/or drug use. 

Download (pdf, 288.77 KB)
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AL512

Drinking and Your Baby pamphlet

27 November 2015

A pamphlet with advice about not drinking during pregnancy. It is in both English and Māori.

Download (pdf, 102.97 KB)
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AL606

Is Your Drinking Okay? booklet

18 November 2015

A booklet to help people decide if their drinking is okay and provides tools to help them cut down or stop drinking. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

Download (pdf, 207.04 KB)
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AL591

HPA's Early Intervention Addiction Plan

25 June 2015

HPA's Early Intervention Addiction Plan 2013–2017 outlines where HPA can contribute to achieving a broader and more integrated addiction intervention system.

This document is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 445.46 KB)

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - Handcuffs

10 June 2015

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 317.48 KB)
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AL911

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - Hand

10 June 2015

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

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AL909

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - Mouth

10 June 2015

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 325.96 KB)
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AL910

Helpseekers campaign flyer

10 June 2015

Double-sided Helpseekers campaign flyer.  It advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 1.74 MB)
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AL908

Ruby's Dad children's book with guidelines for clinicians

16 August 2014

A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for clinicians on how to use Ruby's Dad as part of their work. It is for children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem. It is an honest, encouraging story to help children and families talk about alcohol and how it can affect family life.

Download (pdf, 3.94 MB)
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AL904

A practical tool for engaging young people

23 July 2014

This youth paricipation tool outlines the practical elements of engaging young people in the process of developing and implementing alcohol-related initiatives.

This resource is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 739.15 KB)
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AL307

Drinking and Your Baby pamphlet - Niuean

14 June 2014

This pamphlet contains advice about not drinking during pregnancy in the Niuean language.

It is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 2.27 MB)
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AL611

Drinking and Your Baby pamphlet - Fijian

13 June 2014

This pamphlet has advice about not drinking during pregnancy in the Fijian language.

It is only available online or to download. 

Download (pdf, 833.42 KB)
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AL610

Drinking and Your Baby - Tokelauan

14 June 2013

This resource contains advice about not drinking during pregnancy in the Tokelauan language.

It is only available online or to download. 

Download (pdf, 1007.85 KB)
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AL612

Drinking and Your Baby pamphlet - Samoan

14 June 2013

This pamphlet has advice about not drinking during pregnancy in the Samoan language.

It is only available online or to download. 

Download (pdf, 1.05 MB)
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AL607

Drinking and Your Baby pamphlet - Tongan

2 June 2013

This pamphlet has advice about not drinking during pregnancy in the Tongan language.

It is only available online or to download. 

Download (pdf, 1.76 MB)
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AL608