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Link to determinants of health

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Health and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand - Statistics New Zealand

Health and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand - Statistics New Zealand | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it

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The Fattest Place on Earth - YouTube

New TYT Network channels: http://www.youtube.com/user/tytsports http://www.youtube.com/user/thetopvlog New TYT Facebook Page(!): Follow us on Twitter: http:/...
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Looks at Nauru one of the 'fattest' countries

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Thwarting a Disease Crisis in the Pacific

Thwarting a Disease Crisis in the Pacific | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
The Pacific region has become one of the world's hotspots for non-communicable diseases which are hitting the poorest people hardest.
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US anti-meth ads may not work in NZ - expert

US anti-meth ads may not work in NZ - expert | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
The US state of Montana reduced methamphetamine use by over 60 percent with a hard-hitting ad campaign - but would it work here?
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What does this article say about New Zealand culture and in particular NZ youth?

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Methamphetamine price up after crackdown

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Methamphetamine has risen in price and fallen in potency, a new report on illicit drug use suggests.
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Large meth haul found in police raids - National - NZ Herald News

Large meth haul found in police raids - National - NZ Herald News | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it

HerMore than a million dollars worth of methamphetamine and about $35,000 in cash has been netted after police raided four central Wellington properties. - New Zealand Herald

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Here is an article about a recent drug bust in Wellington.

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Amphetamine Use 2012/13: Key findings of the New Zealand Health Survey

Amphetamine Use 2012/13: Key findings of the New Zealand Health Survey | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
This report presents findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) about ‘at least monthly’ and ‘past year’ amphetamine use in adults aged 16–64 years of age. It also reports the mean age of ‘past year’ amphetamine users aged 16–64 years of age.
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Download the document on the right of the page. These are recent statistics for New Zealand, have a look at what impact amphetamine type substances have had on individual's, others and society. What information can you take from this?

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Far North Hapu targets P after lab busts and bach blazes - Northern Advocate - Northern Advocate News

Far North Hapu targets P after lab busts and bach blazes - Northern Advocate - Northern Advocate News | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
A Far North hapu aims to drive the scourge of methamphetamine from its rohe after seven "P" laboratories were found on its sacred mountain Whakakoro in North Hokianga. - Northern Advocate
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Pacific Island Public Health Group Declares Diabetes at Pandemic Proportions

Pacific Island Public Health Group Declares Diabetes at Pandemic Proportions | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
Pacific Island representatives of The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors published a new assessment of extreme health dangers in the region.

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New Zealand looking at new ways to fight diabetes disaster

New Zealand looking at new ways to fight diabetes disaster | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it

Maori and Pacific island communities, who are generally more obese than the majority European population, is around three times higher than other New Zealanders.


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WHO | Pacific islanders pay heavy price for abandoning traditional diet

WHO | Pacific islanders pay heavy price for abandoning traditional diet | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
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How do political factors in the Pacific contribute to the high rate of diabetes?

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Danger drug hits our streets - Rotorua Daily Post - Rotorua Daily Post News

Danger drug hits our streets - Rotorua Daily Post - Rotorua Daily Post News | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
A new pill made of a potentially fatal cocktail of chemicals is being sold as ecstasy in Rotorua. Police and drug experts fear the new drug, mephedrone, could be fatal and are warning - Rotorua Daily Post
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This article talks about the possibility of lacing of ecstasy with other drugs such as P, BZP, or caffeine.

 

What does this mean for the user? How could the culture of youth and partying, lead to an addiction or use of methamphetamine? 

 

 

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Traces of P in HNZ house - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News

Traces of P in HNZ house - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
A Housing New Zealand (HNZ) property has been taken off the market after a private check, earlier this month, showed the house was contaminated with methamphetamine. - Wanganui Chronicle
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Here is an article which looks at the implications methamphetamine can have on a property. Who could potentially be impacted by this?

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Kiwis' fondness for drugs increasing - National - NZ Herald News

Kiwis' fondness for drugs increasing - National - NZ Herald News | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
New Zealand is climbing the global charts when it comes to injecting methamphetamine and one former drug squad cop says it's high time the Government tackled problems of drug addiction - New Zealand Herald
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This article from NZ herald shows the culture around drug taking in New Zealand, highlighting the issue that we are facing. What strategies could you recommend to help reduce methamphetamine use in NZ and in particular 15-24 year olds.

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World's Most Dangerous Drug - YouTube

Methamphetamines affect the brain in numerous ways. The drug tricks the brain into thinking that extra dopamine is released. Eventually, the brain shuts down...
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This is the clip we watched in class the other day, to help understand neuroadaptation.

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Meth plan continues to show results - Rt Hon John Key

Meth plan continues to show results - Rt Hon John Key | National (meth) and International (diabetes) Health Issue | Scoop.it
Prime Minister John Key today released the latest Indicators and Progress Report for the Government’s Tackling Methamphetamine Action Plan, and says while the picture of methamphetamine (P) supply in New Zealand remains a complex one, the efforts of law enforcement agencies are continuing to produce positive signs.
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This document may help with recommending strategies for your assessment. 

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P lab explosion risk

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Police say there is still a risk of fire or explosion at a P lab in luxury Wellington apartments.
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