The 2007/2008 Ministry of Health report on the survey of alcohol use in New Zealand is now available online.
Some key findings are:
· alcohol the no. 1 recreational drug in new Zealand
· risky drinking is prevalent
· alcohol related harm to social life, injury, absenteeism, continues to be an issue
Other related texts on drug and alcohol abuse include:
Adams, P. (2008). Fragmented intimacy: addiction in a social world
. New York ; London : Springer.
Hulse, G., White, J., Cape , G. (2002). Management of alcohol and drug problems
. Melbourne : Oxford University Press .
Note: reprinted in 2004 with no change to content.
Marsh, A. & Dale, A. (2006) Addiction counselling: content and process. Melbourne : IP Communications.