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.
Strategies to reduce hepatitis C rates among prisoners in Australia are failing, with a new Australian study finding that a third of injecting drug users contract the disease while in prison.
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) today welcomed the decision by the NSW Government to recognise the Kings Cross Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) as a permanent health care facility.
Media reports on illicit drugs “reduce acceptability and increase perception of risk” among young people, study finds
Mainstream media reporting is far more likely to deter young people from using illicit drugs than encourage their use, a new Australian study has found.
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.