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Tags: smoking cessation, tobacco, Treatment Status: Current
Tobacco smoking is a leading cause of preventable disease and death. Smoking rates are higher among disadvantaged Australians and facilitating smoking cessation in this group is a national health... Read more
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Tags: naloxone, prison, overdose, opioids Status: Current
Overdose is a common event in the lives of opioid users, and is the leading cause of death in this population. Overdose risk is particularly elevated during the 4 weeks following release from prison... Read more
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Status: Current
This study provides evidence on the mix of government and non-government direct and indirect funding in the homelessness service system and across mainstream services and enterprises supporting the... Read more
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Status: Current
There is a growing consensus that children’s involvement in social research is important, but considerable uncertainty remains around children’s inclusion in research on ‘sensitive’ issues,... Read more
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Status: Current
In this study, we will undertake detailed analyses of the largest cross-national epidemiologic study of mental and substance use disorders ever conducted. The WHO World Mental Health Survey (WMHS)... Read more
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Tags: opioids Status: Current
The Comorbidity and Trauma Study (CATS) is a large retrospective case-control study, which examined the influence of genetics and environmental factors (e.g. childhood trauma) contributing to opioid... Read more
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Tags: opioids, chronic pain, opioid substitution therapy Status: Current
This study examines the utilisation of opioid substitution therapy among a large community sample of chronic non-cancer pain patients receiving long-term opioid substitution therapy (OST). The study... Read more
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Tags: cannabis, schools, Intervention, youth Status: Current
This research seeks to address the gap in early intervention research for cannabis use by developing and evaluating a school-based early intervention targeting young people suspended from school for... Read more
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Status: Current
The Australian government expends an estimated $1.7 billion on responding to illicit drugs every year, with policing comprising 64% of this expenditure. One core assumption underpinning this... Read more
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Status: Current
New psychoactive drugs that mimic the effects of prohibited drugs are increasingly available in Australia, and there is mounting evidence of their harmful health effects. This research examines the... Read more