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Public lecture: “Generation Bulletproof – are we losing our young people to alcohol and drugs?” at UNSW Thursday 26 April, 2012 Are young people really drinking more than ever before and what can... Read more
Addiction and drug use sociologist Dr Helen Keane will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Drug Policy and Modelling Program Symposium, to be held Friday, 16 March 2012. Dr Keane is a senior... Read more
Category: International Drug
Professor Joanne Neale from Department of Social Work and Public Health, Oxford Brookes University will present at the NDARC seminar series today at 3pm on “Fit for life: qualitative, quantitative... Read more
Mission Australia today released the final report on its three-year initiative, the Michael Project. NDARC collaborated with Mission Australia on the Project, which aimed to reduce rates of... Read more
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The release of the Australia 21 report The prohibition of illicit drugs is killing and criminalising our children and we are all letting it happen has unleashed a torrent of debate on illicit drug... Read more
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Welcome back to Professor Louisa Degenhardt who rejoins NDARC this month after 18 months working at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne. Earlier this month Louisa was a joint author on one of three... Read more
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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 in... 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