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Status: Current
The Northern Territory prison population comprises 92% Indigenous Australians and 88% smokers. The NT prison-smoking ban creates a population-wide abstinence. We aim to extend this period of... Read more
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Status: Current
This project, commissioned by the Queensland Mental Health Commission, aims to identify effective ways of reducing stigma and discrimination which has a negative impact on the mental health and... Read more
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Status: Current
The IDAT Program, established under the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Act 2007 of New South Wales, aims to “provide short-term care, with an involuntary supervised withdrawal component, to protect the... Read more
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Tags: health economics, smoking, tobacco Status: Current
This project will estimate the social and economic costs related to tobacco use in NSW for 2014. Mortality and morbidity costs attributable to smoking will be estimated as will lost productivity,... Read more
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Tags: methamphetamine, Treatment Status: Current
This randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study, led by St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, aims to examine the safety and efficacy of lisdexamfetamine in the treatment of adults with severe... Read more
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Status: Current
This project will conduct the first-ever outpatient RCT to test the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of the pharmaceutical cannabinoid nabiximols (Sativex®) for treating cannabis dependence.... Read more
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Status: Current
This innovative, integrated care project was implemented in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District to improve integration of services provided to those who are frequent attenders to the... Read more
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Tags: health economics, methamphetamine Status: Current
The overarching objective of this project is to produce as comprehensive as possible an estimate of the costs of methamphetamine use to Australian society. The intention is also to develop an... Read more
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Status: Current
This project undertakes research to understand the pathways of vulnerable adolescents and the role of the Ted Noffs Program for Adolescent Life Management (PALM) in assisting young people to get... Read more
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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