Resource publications

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The Bar Code: Frontline Bar Staff and the Law booklet

31 October 2016

This booklet is for bar staff in licensed premises. It provides practical advice on what bar staff (including volunteer bar servers at clubs) need to do by law when serving alcohol in licensed premises. 

Download (pdf, 366.85 KB)
Code: 
AL405

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)
Code: 
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)
Code: 
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)
Code: 
AL543

Straight up Guide to Standard Drinks pamphlet

30 April 2016

A pamphlet that explains what a standard drink is and shows how many standard drinks are in a range of types of alcoholic drinks.  

Download (pdf, 438.42 KB)
Code: 
AL437

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)
Code: 
AL593

Alcohol Facts and Effects booklet

1 March 2016

This booklet outlines what alcohol is and what it does to the body, explains standard drinks, social harms caused by alcohol and benefits attributed to alcohol.

Download (pdf, 776.65 KB)
Code: 
AL002

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)
Code: 
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)
Code: 
AL512

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)
Code: 
AL591

Transport fine sticker (A6 size)

18 November 2015

This A6 size sticker sign is for taxis. It is to assist drivers to advise their customers that they cannot consume alcohol in their vehicle.

Download (pdf, 47.74 KB)
Code: 
AL1005

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)

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

10 June 2015

A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for schools on how to use Ruby's Dad with children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem. It is not to be used in classroom settings.

The storyline is that Ruby's Dad begins to drink too much and things change in Ruby's family. After some difficult times, Dad gets the help he needs to stop drinking.

Download (pdf, 2.87 MB)
Code: 
AL905

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - All messages

10 June 2015

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

Download (pdf, 377.05 KB)
Code: 
AL912

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)
Code: 
AL911