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Dr Amy Pennay
Event date: Thursday, 18 August 2022 - 3:00pm
This webinar will explore the shifting cultural and social role of alcohol for young people in Australia and other high-income countries. Fifteen years ago, in English speaking countries,... Read more
Dr Rachel Sutherland
Event date: Thursday, 11 August 2022 - 3:00pm
This webinar will share results of a pilot study of feasibility and consumer acceptability of take-home fentanyl test strips. Illicitly manufactured fentanyl and its analogues are high-potency... Read more
Ria Hopkins
Event date: Thursday, 28 July 2022 - 3:00pm
This presentation will discuss the use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain, particularly in the context of increasing pharmacovigilance. This webinar will cover the use of opioids for treatment of... Read more
Emeritus Professor Wayne Hall
Event date: Thursday, 21 July 2022 - 3:00pm
This webinar will explore what  factors explain the revival of interest in the therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs. This presentation will answer the following questions: What factors have... Read more
Christel Macdonald
Event date: Thursday, 14 July 2022 - 3:00pm
This webinar will cover results from three studies examining factors magistrates consider when diverting people from court into treatment. Research has shown that court diversion of people... Read more
Professor Don Weatherburn
Event date: Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 3:00pm
This presentation will explore the effects of the NSW 'lockout laws' in displacing assault to areas surrounding Kings Cross and the CBD. This webinar will describe the circumstances leading up to the... Read more
Associate Professor Coral Gartner
Event date: Thursday, 23 June 2022 - 3:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: This is a rescheduled event. This seminar will discuss ways the illicit drug control field can inform the tobacco endgame. The regulation of tobacco and substances that have... Read more
Professor Colleen Loo
Event date: Thursday, 16 June 2022 - 3:00pm
This webinar will present an overview of the use of ketamine to treat depression. This presentation will provide an introduction to treatment resistant depression and ketamine as a rapid acting,... Read more
Image - Characteristics of fatal 'novel' synthetic opioid toxicity in Australia
Event date: Thursday, 9 June 2022 - 3:00pm
This webinar will present a review of all fatal poisonings related to novel synthetic opioids (NSOs) in Australia from 2000-2021. ‘Novel’ synthetic opioids have emerged as a clinical and public... Read more
Dr Annelies Robijn and Dr Alys Havard
Event date: Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 3:00pm
Cardiovascular safety of quit smoking medicines and their use and effectiveness in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. In this presentation, the speakers will report the results of a... Read more