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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
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Tags: policy Status: Completed
Public opinion can play an important role in determining policy and informing political processes. However, the majority of public opinion data regarding attitudes to drug policy in Australia is... Read more
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Tags: heroin, opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT), Treatment Status: Completed
Heroin use and associated harms can be reduced through effective treatment. Past research has shown that treatment for heroin dependence can be relatively cost-effective, but not whether heroin... Read more
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Tags: heroin, Treatment Status: Completed
Heroin dependence is remarkably persistent, and in many cases it is a lifelong condition with a high mortality rate. Yet, the natural history of heroin dependence has rarely been studied. The... Read more
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Tags: alcohol, youth Status: Completed
This study is part of the long-running '2000 stories' project. Few longitudinal data exist on the relationship between alcohol use, mental health, and outcomes in young adulthood. This study aims to... Read more
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Tags: cannabis, crime, policy Status: Completed
Police diversion is one of Australia’s most utilised interventions for drug offenders. Yet fuelled in large part by methodological deficits there remain key gaps in knowledge about the outcomes and... Read more
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Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
This project forms the basis of Lucy Albertella’s PhD. It is a longitudinal study of cannabis use, schizotypy and attentional inhibition in a sample of 14-24 year olds. 
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Tags: prison, opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT), opioids Status: Completed
There has been limited examination of how prisoners view and experience opioid substitution treatment (OST). This project aims to describe OST within NSW correctional centres and patient experiences... Read more