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Image - Regular teen drinking leads to adult alcohol problems
Study looked at 9,000 young Australians and New Zealanders. Most robust evidence to date that there is a causal relationship between adolescent drinking and alcohol problems in adulthood. Frequency... Read more
Image - Registration now open for the 2018 NDARC Annual Research Symposium
Registration for the 2018 NDARC Annual Research Symposium is now open. This year’s theme is clinical, community and policy responses to emerging problems in drug and alcohol use. Please click here to... Read more
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Results of a four-year study, by researchers at UNSW Sydney of over 1,500 Australians prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain, suggest that there is a need for caution in the use of medicinal... Read more
Image - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students share positive stories to help develop drug and alcohol prevention program
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from Western Sydney and Tasmania will have their stories included in a culturally inclusive school-based drug and alcohol prevention program developed... Read more
Image - Cytisine: Could it help smokers quit?
NDARC’s Dr Ryan Courtney spoke to Dr Norman Swan about the CESSATE study and cytisine on ABC Radio National’s Health Report. Cytisine is a natural, plant-based compound that occurs in the golden rain... Read more
Image - NDARC trial to address hidden epidemic of child and adolescent trauma
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney are conducting a world-first trial of integrated treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol... Read more
Image - Innovative eHealth program targets the “big six” behaviours in young people to reduce chronic disease risk
A world first eHealth program being launched today at UNSW Sydney, and led by Professor Maree Teesson AC, aims to help thousands of young Australian high school children reduce their chance of... Read more
Image - Study to assess long-term effectiveness of teen drug and alcohol programs
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney are reaching out to young people who participated in a landmark 2012 trial to assess the long-term impact of... Read more
Image - Alcohol adverts may be in breach of advertising code, study finds
A study of young drinkers’ responses to alcohol advertising has found that not only are current advertisements highly appealing to young people, they appear to use actors under the age of 25 – in... Read more
Image - New email newsletter shares news and research findings from Drug Trends
A new email newsletter will share news and research findings from the Drug Trends Team at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney. The free newsletter covers the latest... Read more