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Image - Codeine Dependence: Ask early and often
Media release from the Medical Journal of Australia. Identifying codeine-dependent patients as soon as possible is vital for preventing serious complications, report the authors of a systematic... Read more
Image - Three out of four codeine dependent people do not seek treatment
More than three quarters of people who develop dependence on codeine do not seek help despite highly effective treatments being available, says National Drug and Alcohol Research Fellow Dr Suzanne... Read more
Image - NDARC's Professor Maree Teesson appointed Companion of the Order of Australia
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney, congratulates Professor Maree Teesson on her appointment as a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2018... Read more
Image - The Lancet Public Health: Parental provision of alcohol to teenagers does not reduce risks, compared to no supply
There is no evidence to support the practice of parents providing alcohol to their teenagers to protect them from alcohol-related risks during early adolescence, according to a prospective cohort... Read more
Image - Participants needed for alcohol survey
There are a range of paths people can take when changing their alcohol consumption. The Pathways of Alcohol Change Survey aims to understand these various pathways. The Pathways of Alcohol Change... Read more
Image - The Lancet Psychiatry: Tamper-resistant oxycodone tablets have no impact on overall opioid use or harm
Tamper-resistant tablets prove less attractive to people who inject drugs, but have little effect on population level issues linked to overprescribing, overuse, and harm of opioids. The introduction... Read more
Image - Cracks in the Ice smartphone app provides more Australians with information about crystal methamphetamine (ice)
A smartphone app developed by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW and National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) at Curtin University will allow more... Read more
image - Inroads Web Image
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) are trialling a new intervention for young people, aged 17 to 24, who experience anxiety symptoms and drink alcohol at harmful... Read more
Image - Dr Dennis Thomas represents NDARC at inaugural UNSW India Research Roadshow
NDARC’s Dr Dennis Thomas was selected to participate in the inaugural 2017 UNSW India Research Roadshow which took place on 20-24 November 2017. Dr Thomas travelled to Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai... Read more
Image - Thoughts of Substance podcast interviews leading drug and alcohol researchers
A new podcast from The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Early Career Researcher (ECR) subcommittee will cover a range of topics in the drug and alcohol sector. In... Read more