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Image - Dr Mieke Snijder wins 2018 TheMHS Early Career Research Award
Dr Mieke Snijder from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney has been awarded a prestigious Early Career Research Award in the 2018 Mental Health Service Awards of... Read more
Image - Drug Trends: Findings to be released at the 2018 NDARC Symposium
According to a recent Drug Trends report, Opioid, amphetamine and cocaine-induced deaths in Australia: August 2018, 1,045 Australians aged 15-64 died of an opioid overdose in 2016 and the majority of... Read more
Image - Majority of opioid overdose deaths in Australia are related to pharmaceutical opioids
There were 1,045 Australians aged 15-64 who died of an opioid overdose in 2016, according to a report released today by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney. The majority of... Read more
Image - NDARC researchers make links with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Professor Michael Farrell, Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and Theme Principal for the UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme, and NDARC... Read more
Image - August edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connections online now
NDARC collaborates with the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) to publish Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. The free... Read more
Image - Indonesian delegation visits NDARC for lessons in harm reduction
A delegation from the Republic of Indonesia National Narcotics Board (BNN) visited NDARC on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 as part of a study tour aimed at broadening the group’s understanding of how to... Read more
Image - Triple J Hack: Young people unlikely to get help for problem drinking
Triple J Hack’s What's Up In Your World survey of 11,000 Australians aged 18 – 29 found that of the nine percent of young people who think they have a problem with alcohol only a third get help. "... Read more
Image - High burden of hepatitis C among people who inject drugs highlights the urgent need for harm reduction and treatment strategies
(Sydney, Tuesday 24 July 2018) Globally, more than one in three (39%) people who have injected drugs in the last year are living with hepatitis C infection, according to new research from the... Read more
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Results of a four-year study, by researchers at UNSW Sydney of over 1,500 Australians prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain, suggest that there is a need for caution in the use of medicinal... Read more
Image - Regular teen drinking leads to adult alcohol problems
Study looked at 9,000 young Australians and New Zealanders. Most robust evidence to date that there is a causal relationship between adolescent drinking and alcohol problems in adulthood. Frequency... Read more