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Tags: remote, Treatment, prevention, evaluation Status: Current
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) have been invited to work with 5 remote NSW communities to retrospectively evaluate a suite of interventions aimed at prevention of drug and... Read more
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Tags: opioids, opioid substitution therapy Status: Current
We will identify a population cohort of people who use opioids, examine hospitalisations and emergency department visits in this group and determine the impacts of opioid substitution therapy on... Read more
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Tags: cannabis, policy, decriminalisation Status: Current
The main aim of this cross-cultural comparative study of marijuana markets in Australia, United States (Florida) and the Czech Republic is to improve knowledge of what impacts different legal regimes... Read more
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Tags: steroids, Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs (PIEDs) Status: Current
This project aims to describe patterns of AAS and PIEDs use; where people are sourcing them from and why; users' experience of harms; and users' utilisation of health services. 
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Status: Current
Drug use can lead to significant financial, psychological, physical health and social consequences for family members. Despite this, previous economic assessments of drug use interventions have not... Read more
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Status: Current
This project will provide crucial new data on the nature and trajectories of Pharmaceutical Opioid (PO) use through the study and follow-up of two very different and yet extremely important groups of... Read more
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Tags: pharmaceutical opioids Status: Current
There has been very little evaluation of the effectiveness of strategies to assist GPs to manage chronic pain patients on prescription opioids, even high-risk patients. Current treatment guidelines... Read more
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Tags: mental health Status: Current
The Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health Systems Improvement (CREMSI)  was funded in 2012 by the National Health and Medical Research Council and is led by the University of Queensland. The... Read more
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Tags: youth, alcohol, prevention Status: Current
Parents can positively influence their children's alcohol use. One strategy they use is to provide their children with alcohol, believing it is the best way to teach their children how to drink... Read more
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Tags: methamphetamine Status: Current
Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) can prevent heroin use among women but regular methamphetamine use has no pharmacological treatment and could result in treatment failure. This study aims to... Read more