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Status: Completed
This project involves the development of a resource for the identification, management and, if appropriate, referral of women who are pregnant and have a substance misuse problem. 
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Tags: opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT), Treatment, opioids Status: Completed
Minimising the extent of diversion and injection of the pharmaceutical opioids used in opioid substitution treatment (OST) reduces harms to the individual (such as dependence, injection-related... Read more
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Tags: cannabis, Treatment Status: Completed
Treatment admissions for cannabis use disorders have risen considerably over the last few years, globally and within Australia. There is currently no effective pharmacotherapy for cannabis dependence... Read more
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Tags: Indigenous Australians Status: Completed
The Drug and Alcohol Service Planning Model for Australia is a planning tool that aims to assist health planners to meet the needs of people with alcohol and other drug problems.  Initial work,... Read more
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Tags: prison Status: Completed
This project will use HCV surveillance data to describe the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among people incarcerated in state prisons in Pennsylvania, United States. 
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Tags: drug policy Status: Completed
‘Evidence-based policy’ has become the catch-cry of the drug policy field. A growing literature has been dedicated to realising the goal of ‘evidence-based’ drug policy: to maximise the use of... Read more
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Tags: policy, law enforcement Status: Completed
This study will shed light on how policy gets formed by police, and what influences the policy formulation process. Two policy case studies: drug detection dogs and police attendance at drug overdose... Read more
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Tags: tobacco, smoking, RCT Status: Completed
Socioeconomically disadvantaged groups are more likely to smoke than other sectors of the community. This difference has been attributed, in part, to increased rates of relapse. Relapse is strongly... Read more
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Tags: youth Status: Completed
The project aims to investigate the opinions of young Australians about how the government and community should respond towards drug and alcohol use.
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Tags: overdose Status: Completed
Researchers, health professionals, consumer groups and advocates in the field have repeatedly called for widespread availability of naloxone for people who inject drugs and potential overdose... Read more