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Image - Decriminalisation of drug use a sound and pragmatic public health policy, says National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
Decriminalisation of personal drug use and possession not only saves public money, it has significant public health benefits, according to a report prepared by the National Drug and Alcohol Research... Read more
Image - Experts warn that imprisonment of drug users could lead to new global epidemic of HIV, hepatitis and TB
Reducing imprisonment rates among people who inject drugs will be crucial to preventing a global explosion of HIV, hepatitis C, hepatitis B and tuberculosis over the next 15 years, including in the... Read more
Image - NDARC expert informs codeine prescription debate
Category: National Drug
With a decision on codeine rescheduling imminent, NDARC’s Suzanne Nielsen spoke to ABC Life Matters about codeine dependence and treatment options. Last year the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA... Read more
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The June 2016 edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connectionsis out now. Connections is a free, bi-monthly, online newsletter published jointly by three of Australia’s leading drug and alcohol... Read more
Image - Connections celebrates NAIDOC week
The June 2016 edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connectionsis out now. Connections is a free, bi-monthly, online newsletter published jointly by three of Australia’s leading drug and alcohol... Read more
Image - Drug Trends 2016 Early Findings presented at the NDARC Symposium
We are delighted to announce that the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium will present the 2016 Drug Trends findings in illicit drug use, markets and related harms across... Read more
Image - Prescription painkillers responsible for 70 per cent of accidental opioid deaths, NDARC report shows
Prescription painkillers such as oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl and codeine now account for 70 per cent of accidental opioid deaths in Australia a report from the National Drug and Alcohol Research... Read more
Image - Registration now open for the NDARC Annual Symposium 2016
Registration is now open for The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium Current Issues in Substance Use: The Bigger Picture to be held on Monday the 12th of September, 2016. The... Read more
Image - Australian Drug Trends 2015 provides unique insight into drug market and use patterns
Category: National Drug
Comprehensive national reports from NDARC’s Drug Trends monitoring system, Australian Drug Trends and Australian Drug Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets, are now available on the NDARC... Read more
Image - 2015 Annual Report showcases NDARC research
Category: Internal NDARC
The NDARC 2015 Annual Report is now available for download. The Report provides a comprehensive overview of the research undertaken at the Centre, with over 100 projects in 2015 in the areas of... Read more