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Image - Webinar: Co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders: how do they affect young people?
July 30, 2015: 2PM AEST with Dr Cath Chapman Did you know that...? ~ Co-occurring anxiety, depression and substance use disorders are among the leading causes of burden in people ages 15-24 ~... Read more
AOD workers face risk of stress and trauma
Workers in alcohol and other drug (AOD) services do not receive adequate trauma training despite high mental health risks involved with dealing with traumatised clients, a study led by researchers... Read more
Image - NDARC staff awarded Mental Health Early Career Researcher Awards
Category: Internal NDARC
Congratulations to Dr Nicola Newton, Dr Christina Marel and Dr Lexine Stapinski from the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS), based at NDARC, who have been... Read more
Image - Study shows Australians live longer but aren’t healthy
A new study from the Global Burden of Disease Project shows that people across Australia are living longer but spending more time in ill health with nonfatal diseases and injuries such as low back... Read more
Image - Closing soon: NDARC PhD Scholarships 2015
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is offering at least one PhD scholarship to carry out innovative research on drug or alcohol related issues including, but not limited to,... Read more
Methamphetamine deaths increase across Australia and ice use jumps by 52 per cent among people who inject drugs
Category: National Drug
Accidental drug deaths involving methamphetamine have increased significantly since 2010 jumping from 88 deaths in 2010 to 101 in 2011 and early estimates indicate that deaths involving the drug... Read more
2015 NDARC Annual Research Symposium
Emerging problems in drug and alcohol use: Current Problems & Future Solutions The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium will once again focus on one of the biggest... Read more
Professor Maree Teesson wins prestigious AAHMS Fellowship
Category: Internal NDARC
Professor Maree Teesson, Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS), based at NDARC, has been admitted as a Fellow into the newly established... Read more
Image - Prisoners forced to withdraw from methadone less likely to seek community treatment: Lancet study
Category: International Drug
A study published today in The Lancet by US researchers and NDARC NHMRC postdoctoral fellow Dr Sarah Larney has provided further evidence for the effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment in... Read more
2015 Drug Trends Conference and DPMP Symposium
SAVE THE DATE Wednesday 14th October and Thursday 15th October, 2015 Customs House, Sydney This year we are delighted to advise that the annual Drug Trends Conference will be held in conjunction... Read more