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Category: National Alcohol
A multi-million dollar research project involving 20 towns throughout NSW has shown that coordinated community action does reduce excessive alcohol consumption and harms. Comprising 13 evidence-based... Read more
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Policies that aim to reduce binge drinking by targeting particular kinds of alcohol or drinking locations are likely to be less effective than policies with more widespread targets, new research from... Read more
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Do young Australians want illicit drugs to be decriminalised? Are they confident an increase in the price of booze will stop their peers from binging? Do they think police with sniffer dogs help to... Read more
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Category: National Drug
NDARC will play host to Iain McGregor on Thursday 6 December when the Professor of Psychopharmacology will present his latest work on trends in prescription drug use in Australia. The University of... Read more
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Congratulations to Dr Katherine Mills who has been awarded a prestigious NSW Young Tall Poppies Science Award, in recognition of her research into comorbid substance use and mental health disorders.... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales in Sydney have been awarded more than $7.1 million in project grants and research fellowships in... Read more
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Health workers involved in the care of drug users are invited to come along to the third annual NDARC Health Workers Seminar. This free event will present the key findings from the 2012 Illicit Drug... Read more
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The publication of a NIDIP bulletin on accidental opioid-induced deaths in 2008 caught the media's attention this week. Of specific interest to both the media and the public were overdoses... Read more
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Category: International Drug
People who inject drugs (PWID) can significantly reduce their risk of HIV infection with the use of opiate substitution treatments such as methadone, as suggested by an international team of... Read more
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Category: National Drug
EMBARGO NOT FOR RELEASE BEFORE 1.00AM OCTOBER 9 2012 Ecstasy among Australia's regular drug users, in pubs, clubs and music festivals, appears to be making a comeback, according to research to be... Read more