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N-ICE Trial
Status: Current
In a world first, the N-ICE Trial will study a much needed new approach to treating crystal methamphetamine - or “ice” - dependence. The N-ICE Trial will establish if N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) can... Read more
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Status: Current
This project will assemble a retrospective observational cohort of people presenting to emergency department and hospital inpatient services with an acute alcohol harm and/or problematic alcohol use... Read more
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Status: Current
This project will employ a cross-national comparative analysis to explore the frameworks and variance in services that address harms and risks associated with alcohol and drug use in Sydney and other... Read more
Policy
Status: Current
Analyses of drug markets over many years have shown that the price and purity of illicit substances can have a key role in shaping drug consumption, and in turn drug-related harm. For example, prior... Read more
Quit Smoking Study
Status: Current
The Quit Smoking Study is a research study being conducted by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney. The study is looking at different types of nicotine replacement... Read more
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Status: Current
Australian criminal justice responses relating to personal use and possession of illicit drugs are subject to frequent public debate. However, there are systemic gaps in knowledge about how... Read more
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Status: Current
This project seeks to use linked administrative data to examine the patterns of use of prescribed opioids, quantify the risks of adverse outcomes, and examine the population-level impact of changes... Read more
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Status: Current
Retaining patients in buprenorphine treatment is essential in maximising treatment outcomes and minimising mortality risk. Delivery of treatment via novel depot buprenorphine products has the... Read more
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Status: Current
This project will provide an international literature review of the approaches taken in Ireland and other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences. The goals are threefold: first to outline... Read more