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Category: International Drug
Posters featuring global estimates of HIV and injecting drug use and intervention coverage, using data prepared by NDARC researchers on behalf of the UN Reference Group, have won a prestigious... Read more
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Category: International Drug
Landmark study on HIV prevention for injecting drug users appears in The Lancet The provision of HIV prevention services for injecting drug users, essential to contain the spread of HIV, is... Read more
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Homeless men suffer Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at 20 times the level of the general male population while males who are roughsleepers or in crisis accommodation have spent an average of four... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Strategies to reduce hepatitis C rates among prisoners in Australia are failing, with a new Australian study finding that a third of injecting drug users contract the disease while in prison. The... Read more
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Category: National Drug
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) today welcomed the decision by the NSW Government to recognise the Kings Cross Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) as a permanent... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Media reports on illicit drugs “reduce acceptability and increase perception of risk” among young people, study finds Mainstream media reporting is far more likely to deter young people from... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
Tasmanian families asked to participate in the Drinking and Teens Project Researchers from the University of Tasmania and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) in Sydney are... Read more
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New study investigates impact of alcohol price on illicit drug taking A project designed to investigate the impact of alcohol pricing on young Australians’ drinking patterns and consumption of... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
While Australian parents are less likely to drink at risky levels than the rest of the population, more than 700,000 Australian children live in households where parents engage in chronic heavy... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Australia is seeing an ageing population of ecstasy users who started using ecstasy in their youth and are still using as they reach their 40s, according to a report from the National Drug and... Read more