The overall aim is to examine the structure of illicit networks (drug trafficking networks) to determine areas of vulnerability and resilience.
The project aims to investigate the opinions of young Australians about how the government and community should respond towards drug and alcohol use.
Public opinion can play an important role in determining policy and informing political processes.
This project seeks to provide an evidence based understanding of public opinion towards drug policy in Australia, by analysing empirical survey data.
The aim of this project was to update and further develop the Moore (2005) Australian drug budget. As in the earlier Moore project, our study examined both federal and state and territory government spending in response to illicit drugs but only included proactive spending.
2000 stories is a landmark longitudinal study of adolescent health and development. A group of 2,000 Year 9 Victorian students was selected in 1992 and have been regularly surveyed through secondary school and into adulthood.
The Drugs and New Technologies (DNeT) project aims to investigate drug marketplaces online and in other emerging technologies. It aims to assess and quantify the online availability of drugs, including both traditional and new psychoactive substances.
Drug dependence is a chronic relapsing condition, associated with high levels of psychopathology.
Limited research suggests a strong association between adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders (SUD), with adult ADHD over-represented among people with substance use problems (20-40% prevalence).