Alcohol

Development of culturally-appropriate curriculum resources to prevent alcohol and drug-related harms among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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In partnership with Gilimbaa, an Indigenous Creative Agency, this project involves development of culturally appropriate school-based resources to prevent drug-related harms among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Project Status: 
Current

Exploration of partnerships between rural Aboriginal communities and researchers to prevent and treat drug and alcohol-related harms: Three examples in remote NSW

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This project seeks to develop knowledge about effective models of partnership between rural Aboriginal communities and researchers across a range of community-led programs delivered from 2012-2016, which aimed to reduce drug and alcohol-related harm.

Project Status: 
Current

A literature review of the epidemiology and interventions research for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people with alcohol, drug and/or mental health problems

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With NSW having the largest GLBT community in Australia, it is important that responses to the problems faced by these populations (including a higher risk of drug use and mental health problems) are informed by research evidence. 

Project Status: 
Completed

An evaluation of the New South Wales Involuntary Drug and Alcohol Treatment (IDAT) Program

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The IDAT Program, established under the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Act 2007 of New South Wales, aims to “provide short-term care, with an involuntary supervised withdrawal component, to protect the health and safety of people with severe substance dependence who have experienced, or are at risk o

Project Status: 
Current