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The purpose of this project was to summarise what is known internationally, nationally and in NSW about unmet need and unmet demand for OTP in NSW and provide some initial estimates for NSW.
Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
Changes to the status of cannabis, ranging from legalisation through to tougher enforcement of prohibition are frequently posed. To date, the debate has centred on arguments associated with liberty... Read more
Tags: policy Status: Completed
It has been argued that the increased influence of conservative advocacy groups and the impact of the political social conservatism of ‘The Howard Years’ has led to a conservative shift in Australian... Read more
A literature review of the epidemiology and interventions research for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people with alcohol, drug and/or mental health problemsTags: GLBT Status: Completed
With NSW having the largest GLBT community in Australia, it is important that responses to the problems faced by these populations (including a higher risk of drug use and mental health problems) are... Read more
Update of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia: Monograph of the InterGovernmental Committee on Drugs Working Party on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersTags: alcohol Status: Completed
The monograph is an outcome of the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Working Party. The Working Party was first established in 2006, at the request of... Read more
Tags: treatment services, drug policy Status: Completed
NADA, under funding provided by the NSW Ministry for Health, is conducting a project to develop a set of treatment service specifications for the NSW specialist NGO drug and alcohol sector. NADA has... Read more
Tags: prison Status: Completed
The aim of this project is to scope the research literature on supported housing services for people released from prison.
Tags: Treatment, agonist drug maintenance Status: Completed
This study aimed to examine the feasibility of agonist maintenance treatment for the major psychoactive drug classes: opioids, nicotine, benzodiazepines, cannabis, psychostimulants and alcohol.
Tags: heroin, drug-related deaths Status: Completed
The rapidity of overdose and death is of major clinical importance. Essentially, is there time to intervene, or are such deaths typically so rapid as to preclude meaningful intervention? The presence... Read more
Tags: hoarding Status: Completed
Compulsive hoarding is a debilitating disorder. Little is known of the substance use of hoarders, or the circumstances in which they die.