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Image - The increasing prevalence and harms of new synthetic drugs in the community
Event date: Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 3:00pm
About this event This presentation will provide an overview of new synthetic drugs detected in forensic casework. The use and prevalence of potent new synthetic drugs has increased substantially over... Read more
George Economidis
Event date: Thursday, 29 April 2021 - 3:00pm
About this event This seminar will explore the nature and therapeutic approach of two family-based programs: Multisystemic Therapy for Child Abuse and Neglect (MST-CAN®) and Functional Family Therapy... Read more
Professor Don Weatherburn
Event date: Thursday, 22 April 2021 - 3:00pm
About this event This presentation will show how the NSW Drug Court is effective in reducing recidivism. Offenders referred to the NSW Drug Court and accepted onto the program were compared with... Read more
Professor Malcolm Battersby
Event date: Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 3:00pm
About this event This seminar will provide an overview of the diagnosis, prevalence, and economic cost of gambling disorder in Australia. The evolution of gambling into ‘gaming’, the integration of... Read more
Dr Michael Livingston
Event date: Thursday, 8 April 2021 - 3:00pm
About this event Since the early 2000s, adolescent drinking in Australia and in many high income countries has fallen dramatically. For example, among 14-17 year old Australians, the rate of risky... Read more
Image - A dangerous misnomer: 'synthetic cannabis'
Event date: Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 3:00pm
The term ‘synthetic cannabis’ is a dangerous misnomer that has negative clinical and public health implications. About this event The term ‘synthetic cannabis’ has been widely used to cover a diverse... Read more
Image - Alternative treatments for smoking cessation webinar
Event date: Thursday, 11 March 2021 - 3:00pm
This presentation will look at some of the alternative treatments for smoking cessation. About this Event In 2005 the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence commissioned a review of Non-... Read more
Image - Trends in cocaine and methamphetamine use, markets and harms in Australia
Event date: Thursday, 25 February 2021 - 3:00pm
Novel analyses of various national data sources to understand current trends in cocaine and methamphetamine use, markets and harms. About this Event Australia has generally recorded high prevalence... Read more
Image - Use, safety and effectiveness of quit smoking medicines during pregnancy
Event date: Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 3:00pm
The focus of this seminar is on prescription smoking cessation pharmacotherapies, which include nicotine replacement therapy patches, varenicline and bupropion. I will present data on the number of... Read more
Image - NCCRED Webinar 3: Introduction to Good Clinical Practice in Clinical Research (ICH-GCP E6 R(2)) for clinicians working in the AOD sector
Event date: Tuesday, 16 February 2021 - 1:00pm
NCCRED is hosting a series of three introductory webinars to for clinicians interested in Clinical Research. The workshop contains five sessions of guidance, education, activities and interactive... Read more