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NDARC hosts a weekly seminar series as part of its ongoing education of staff on drug and alcohol research. While most seminars are conducted by NDARC staff, occasionally external speakers join us to... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
Alcohol dependent pregnant women are poorly served by health services and too often do not receive help or treatment.   A new study released today ahead of the Australasian Fetal Alcohol... Read more
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Congratulations to NDARC researchers Louise Birrell, Katrina Prior and Zoe Tonks, and new PhD candidate Tonelle Handley, who have all been awarded 2014 Australian Rotary Health PhD scholarships. The... Read more
Category: National Drug
Teenagers who smoke cannabis weekly or more are twice as likely as non-users to have an anxiety disorder in their late 20s, even if they stop using, a study of 2000 Victorian teenagers has found.... Read more
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A project that will shed light on early life factors related to teen binge drinking has been awarded nearly half a million dollars in the latest NHMRC funding round.    Researchers from the... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Four out of 10 regular psychostimulant users have used an EPS in the past six months Frequency of use remains low – one or two occasions in six months Some users seeking out hallucinogens,... Read more
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WHAT: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre Annual Symposium   WHEN: Wednesday 4 September 2013   WHERE: John Niland Scientia Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney   The... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
NDARC is conducting the first ever trial of a brief online intervention to treat combined depression and alcohol misuse in young people One in five young people age 16-25 with depression also... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Harm reduction spending drops Treatment spending remains steady despite unmet demand Law enforcement still accounts for the lion’s share of Australian governments’ spending on illicit drugs,... Read more
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EMBARGO: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 12.01AM WEDNESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2013 Heavy drinkers drinking more, light drinkers drinking less Gap between the sexes disappears Stringent policies and... Read more