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Image - Majority of opioid overdose deaths in Australia are related to pharmaceutical opioids
There were 1,045 Australians aged 15-64 who died of an opioid overdose in 2016, according to a report released today by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney. The majority of... Read more
Image - NDARC Symposium: Vaping offers real promise to cut smoking rates and cancer risk says world expert
NDARC is delighted to host internationally renowned smoking cessation researcher and medical practitioner, Professor Hayden McRobbie at the NDARC Annual Symposium on Mon, 8 October 2018 at UNSW... Read more
Image - NDARC researchers make links with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Professor Michael Farrell, Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and Theme Principal for the UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme, and NDARC... Read more
Image - August edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connections online now
NDARC collaborates with the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) to publish Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. The free... Read more
Image - Indonesian delegation visits NDARC for lessons in harm reduction
A delegation from the Republic of Indonesia National Narcotics Board (BNN) visited NDARC on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 as part of a study tour aimed at broadening the group’s understanding of how to... Read more
Image - Triple J Hack: Young people unlikely to get help for problem drinking
Triple J Hack’s What's Up In Your World survey of 11,000 Australians aged 18 – 29 found that of the nine percent of young people who think they have a problem with alcohol only a third get help. "... Read more
Image - High burden of hepatitis C among people who inject drugs highlights the urgent need for harm reduction and treatment strategies
(Sydney, Tuesday 24 July 2018) Globally, more than one in three (39%) people who have injected drugs in the last year are living with hepatitis C infection, according to new research from the... 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 - 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