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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, naloxone Status: Current
There has been a dramatic increase in opioid prescribing in Australia. This increase has been associated with increased harms including opioid dependence and overdose. Community pharmacy is at the... 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