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image - Aust Trafficking Network Square
Status: Completed
It has been long recognised that illicit drug traffickers can and do trade in multiple drugs. For example, more than ten years ago, Australian law enforcement agencies highlighted the “convergence of... Read more
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Tags: policy, law enforcement Status: Completed
Most Australian states and territories have adopted legal thresholds for drug trafficking, over which possession of an illicit drug is deemed ‘trafficking’ as opposed to ‘personal use’. Yet the... Read more
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Tags: PTSD Status: Completed
Trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are highly prevalent among people with substance use disorders. There is consensus in the literature that AOD treatment services need to incorporate... Read more
Image: Improving services to women who are pregnant and alcohol dependent
Status: Completed
Alcohol exposure in utero can cause a range of abnormalities in the fetus which are included under the umbrella term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Identification and treatment of problem... Read more
Review, update and develop a dissemination strategy for the National Clinical Guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn for NSW
Status: Completed
The National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn (the Guidelines) were commissioned by the Ministerial Council on... Read more
Online screening and feedback for cannabis use
Tags: cannabis, e-health Status: Completed
The aim of this project is to develop an online screening resource for cannabis use that provides feedback concerning patterns of use as well as motives for using.  A randomised controlled trial will... Read more
Homelessness in Australia
Tags: homelessness Status: Completed
The MISHA Project is a follow-on to the Michael Project. MISHA, or 'Michael's Intensive Supported Housing Accord', is an integrated program that provides long term stable accommodation and a holistic... Read more
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Tags: Treatment Status: Completed
There is a growing literature documenting the high prevalence of trauma exposure and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among people with AOD use disorders. Indeed, in this population trauma... Read more
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Tags: prison Status: Completed
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is highly prevalent among incarcerated people around the world, largely due to the high concentration in correctional settings of people who inject drugs. Tattooing and... Read more
Alcohol toxicity
Tags: alcohol, drug-related deaths Status: Completed
Alcohol consumption is strongly linked to premature mortality. This study aims to characterise sudden or unnatural deaths with very high range blood alcohol concentrations that presented to the... Read more