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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
Professor Peter Vickerman
Event date: Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 3:00pm
Globally, people who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. PWID experience high incarceration rates and there is evidence of elevated injecting risk and... Read more
Dr Ryan Courtney
Event date: Thursday, 9 May 2019 - 3:00pm
Cytisine versus varenicline for smoking cessation aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cytisine compared to varenicline to inform Australian and international health agencies. This presentation... Read more
Dr Gabrielle Campbell
Event date: Thursday, 18 April 2019 - 3:00pm
Chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) is a common global condition, and with an ageing population, this is likely to increase. CNCP greatly impacts on an individual’s physical and mental health, quality of... Read more
Image - Dr Jacques Raubenheimer: Drug surveillance using internet search data from Google Trends - what are the possibilities?
Event date: Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 3:00pm
This presentation will focus on the use of a tool developed by the presenter for accessing raw Google Trends search probability data, and how this might be used for contemporaneous forecasting of... Read more
Image - Professor Emmanuel Kuntsche - In the heat of the moment: Ecological momentary assessment of alcohol use
Event date: Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 3:00pm
The majority of existing knowledge on patterns of alcohol consumption is based on retrospective-recall methodologies. These are cost-efficient and convenient but are limited in their capacity to... Read more
Image - Professor Shane Darke - Learning from the dead: how death provides insights into alcohol-related harm
Event date: Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 3:00pm
The study of alcohol-related death provides crucial information as to how, and why, people die from alcohol. Such information is also of critical importance in measuring the burden of disease alcohol... Read more