The overall aim is to evaluate the efficacy of the Climate Schools: Healthy Lifestyles program, the first online program to simultaneously target the Big 6 risk factors among adolescents.
To reduce alcohol related harms, the World Health Organisation recommends regulating the sale and supply of alcohol, including limiting the number of premises selling alcohol as well as the hours during which alcohol can be sold.
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.
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.
Substance use among pregnant women is a significant public health issue. A range of adverse effects have been noted including increased risk of miscarriage and still birth, reduction in fetal growth, birth defects, developmental delay, growth retardation and neurological abnormalities.
Substance use amongst adolescents (those in the age group of 10-19) is an important public health issue in many countries of the region.
The monograph is an outcome of the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Working Party.
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.
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