This project will assemble a retrospective observational cohort of people presenting to emergency department and hospital inpatient services with an acute alcohol harm and/or problematic alcohol use.
This project will employ a cross-national comparative analysis to explore the frameworks and variance in services that address harms and risks associated with alcohol and drug use in Sydney and other night life capitals (e.g., London and Amsterdam)’s nightlife entert
This PhD project will examine untreated remission from alcohol problems. This will involve understanding the way in which those with alcohol problems engage in ‘spontaneous remission’ or ‘natural recovery’ outside the treatment setting.
Regulating the availability of alcohol is one of the most effective ways to reduce harm from alcohol consumption, and local governments have a significant role. This Fellowship provides the first systematic examination of the impact of local government regulation of alcohol availability.
In 2016 the ACT committed to scoping and designing a Drug and Alcohol Court (DAC).
NDARC has been invited to undertake research in partnership with NSW Aboriginal drug and alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Services. This research is unique in being embedded into the routine delivery of their services.
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment is key for improving health and reducing the social impact of AOD use. However, the treatment itself is not the only variable that impacts on whether health outcomes are improved.
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.