Do young Australians want illicit drugs to be decriminalised? Are they confident an increase in the price of booze will stop their peers from binging? Do they think police with sniffer dogs help to curb drug use at festivals?
Young Australians’ opinions on responses to alcohol and other drug use are currently being sought in a new research study.
Success in reducing alcohol consumption and related harms is likely to lie in the integration of multiple policies, rather than reliance on individual, uncoordinated approaches.
The recent death of teenager Thomas Kelly in Sydney's King's Cross has reignited debate on the extent of drug and alcohol use in Australia and its effects. NDARC deputy director A/Prof.
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium 2011 will focus on one of the biggest challenges facing the alcohol and other drug sector: integrating research evidence into public policy and clinical practice.
The price and taxation of alcohol in Australia, and a family-based alcohol intervention strategy for Aboriginal communities, were the subjects explored by the winning posters at this year’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s (NDARC) Symposium.
New study finds more than one in five Australians abuses alcohol – one of the highest rates in the world; four out of five with alcohol disorders go untreated; young men still most at risk.
Tasmanian families asked to participate in the Drinking and Teens Project
New study investigates impact of alcohol price on illicit drug taking
A project designed to investigate the impact of alcohol pricing on young Australians’ drinking patterns and consumption of illicit drugs has been awarded a prestigious Australian Research Council linkage grant.