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Category: National Drug
In a world-first, researchers from the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC), based at the University of New South Wales, are leading a study to determine whether the... Read more
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Category: International Drug
Key points: Around 200 million people using illicit drugs worldwide each year, with use highest in high-income countries; drug-related burden of disease appears similar to that caused by alcohol... Read more
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The Sydney Morning Herald has today (December 5) reported the key findings from Stephanie Taplin and Richard Mattick's recently completed project, Child Protection and Mothers in Susbtance Abuse... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
Congratulations to Alison Ritter, Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) based at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, who has been appointed Vice President of the Alcohol... Read more
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Founding chairman of NDARC’s Advisory Board, the Hon. Kevin Rozzoli, gave a fascinating insight into how research and evidence feed into policy change when he returned to the Centre last week to... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Use of ice (crystal methamphetamine) by drug users in Australia increased significantly between 2010 and 2011 according to research on emerging drug trends by the National Drug and Alcohol Research... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
The outstanding achievements of six NDARC research staff were officially recognised by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the annual awards night on November 17. Dr Natacha Carragher and Dr... Read more
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NDARC will launch a series of new resources for those living with both substance use and mental health issues at the 2011 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD)... Read more
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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