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Category: National Drug
This media release was first issued by Moore Public Relations on behalf of the Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD). With ecstasy use declining in Australia, there... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Professor Shane Darke’s new book, The Life of the Heroin User: Typical beginnings, trajectories and outcomes, should be required reading for politicians and policy makers, said Dr Geoff Gallop, who... Read more
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Cocaine use among Sydneysiders is spotlighted in today's (October 27) the(sydney)magazine. Professor Shane Darke and Paul Dillon lend their voices to the discussion, drawing particular attention to... Read more
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An innovative collaboration between researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New South Wales has won a... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
Congratulations to Dr Sarah Larney who has been awarded a four year $304,000 NHMRC Early Career Fellowship to continue her research on treatment of heroin users in prison and after release. Dr... Read more
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An innovative study aimed at reducing smoking rates in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups and a landmark study of heroin dependence have been awarded major National Health and Medical Research... Read more
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Category: International Drug
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) academic Professor Kate Dolan has taken out the University of NSW's highest public health award. Professor Dolan was awarded the 2010 Peter Baume... Read more
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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium 2011 will focus on one of the biggest challenges facing the alcohol and other drug sector: integrating research evidence into public... Read more
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Category: National Drug
More than eight in ten prisoners who use heroin in NSW will be back in prison within two years of being released. But this rate can be cut by 20 per cent if they leave prison on methadone treatment... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Oxycodone prescriptions in Australia have increased markedly in the past decade and now supplant prescriptions for morphine, according to research published in the latest Medical Journal of... Read more