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Image - What is happening with cannabis legislation in the Americas?
Event date: Thursday, 1 August 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar provides a brief history of how medical and recreational cannabis use have been legalised in the USA and describes how recreational cannabis use is being regulated in eight states in the... Read more
Image - Understanding and responding to Australia's opioid problem
Event date: Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 3:00pm
Dr Natasa Gisev will examine trends in Australian rates and predictors of opioid use, and the prevalence of potential high-risk prescribing patterns. Over the last decade, the use of pharmaceutical... Read more
Image of Professor Shane Darke
Event date: Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar will examine the major novel psychoactive substances and the harms they cause. The term novel psychoactive substances (NPS) refers to a wide range of “designer drugs” that have risen to... Read more
Indigenous Flag
Event date: Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 3:00pm
An overview of NDARC’s Aboriginal research and an in-depth analysis of two streams: the roles and responsibilities of Aboriginal women; and the relationship between conflict and drug and alcohol... Read more
Image - Meet the Professors – 2 July
Event date: Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Description The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for students and staff to celebrate the careers and achievements of our newly promoted and recruited professors. Our speakers... Read more
Image - Mr Jared Brown: The juice popper rush is making me blue
Event date: Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 3:00pm
Poisonings from volatile nitrites (aka amyl, poppers) are increasing, this seminar will look at the reasons why and data sources needed. Alkyl nitrite inhalants are commonly used recreational drugs,... Read more
Image - Dr Catherine Foley: Partnering with clinicians, consumers and researchers to improve the uptake of integrated care in mental health and drug and alcohol services
Event date: Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 3:00pm
Developing a practical solution to the challenge of providing streamlined care across multiple and diverse clinical services. International clinical guidelines recommend Integrated Care (IC) as a... Read more
Dr Caitlin Hughes
Event date: Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar outlines the first assessment of the national reach of Australian drug diversion programs for use/possess offences – that is how many people detected for simple use and possession... Read more
Dr Veronica Boland
Event date: Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 3:00pm
The public health community is divided on the value and efficacy of vaping devices for smoking cessation, but policy decisions need to be guided by evidence. This research will examine vaporised... Read more
Dr Gabrielle Carey
Event date: Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 3:00pm
NDARC Director, Professor Michael Farrell will give a brief introduction for this presentation by award-winning author Gabrielle Carey. Gabrielle will discuss the work she has been doing to research... Read more