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Status: Completed
Despite a high prevalence of drug and alcohol (AOD)-related morbidity among patients presenting to emergency departments, acute care settings and pre-admission clinics, previous research has found... Read more
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Tags: diversion program, ACT, crime Status: Completed
Diversion has become one of the most utilised policy interventions in Australian government responses to drug users . The irony is that many key questions about optimal system design remain unknown:... Read more
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Tags: alcohol, youth Status: Completed
This study will use a highly innovative approach to pool data from four large and long-running Australasian cohort studies to better understand the developmental precursors and psychosocial... Read more
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Tags: pharmaceutical opioids, opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT) Status: Completed
Opioid agonist treatment is commonly initiated as a first-line treatment for individuals with pharmaceutical opioid dependence, even though much of the evidence base for the use of pharmacotherapy... Read more
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Tags: High-level drug trafficking Status: Completed
Knowledge about drug suppliers, including traffickers, is slim. This stymies our capacity to understand, foresee and forewarn what Australian and international drug traffickers will do and what... Read more
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Tags: methamphetamine, Treatment Status: Completed
This project explores the characteristics of methamphetamine users entering treatment in therapeutic communities, and assesses the effectiveness of a specialist amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS)... Read more
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Tags: prison, opioid substitution therapy, heroin Status: Completed
People who use heroin commonly spend time in prison. Contact with treatment services after release from prison is important for reducing the risk that released heroin users will return to regular... Read more
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Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
This study was the first of its kind to use integrative data analyses – a highly innovative approach – to pool data from four large and long-running Australasian cohort studies to better understand... Read more
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Tags: homelessness Status: Completed
The traditional response of the human service system to the needs of homeless people experiencing mental health conditions involves specialist homelessness, drug and alcohol, and mental health... Read more
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Tags: opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT) Status: Completed
This study compares the cost-effectiveness of centre-based compulsory rehabilitation (CCT) for substance abuse with community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Hai Phong City, Vietnam.... Read more