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Tags: opioids, pharmaceutical opioids, chronic pain Status: Current
There has been a recent increase in the prescribing of pharmaceutical opioids to Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (CNCP) patients in Australia which has led to increasing professional and public concern about... Read more
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NIDIP was established in the recognition that there was a greater need for the regular dissemination of trends in the epidemiology of drug-related harms in Australia. It was also established to... Read more
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Tags: IDU, opioids, oxycodone Status: Current
There are growing efforts by pharmaceutical companies to develop opioid formulations that are less prone to misuse (particularly injection), dependence and diversion to illicit markets. In Australia... Read more
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Tags: Indigenous Australians, alcohol Status: Current
This project examines the cost-effectiveness of an integrated community development approach for reducing alcohol-related injury and violence among Aboriginal people in three rural locations in NSW.... Read more
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Tags: cannabis Status: Current
This project aims To assess the psychometric properties of the Cannabis Withdrawal Scale (CWS) and to further assess the reliability and validity of the measure for use in clinical and research... Read more
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Tags: HIV, prison Status: Current
The aim of this project was to collate data for all countries on the following variables; imprisonment rates, HIV prevalence among male, female, PWIDs, MSM, sex workers and transgender prisoners,  ... Read more
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Tags: homelessness Status: Current
Platform 70 is a project of the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness and commenced in 2011. The project has the following key objectives: To place 70 rough sleepers in the Woolloomooloo... Read more
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Tags: IDU Status: Current
Legal threshold quantities for drug trafficking are used most Australian jurisdictions to define the quantity over which possession of an illicit drug is deemed “trafficking” versus “personal use” (... Read more
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Tags: opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT), prison, crime, NSW Status: Current
Prisoners are a marginalised group placing considerable costs on society. They experience very high rates of drug dependence, health problems and premature mortality. Without intervention they are... Read more
Global burden of disease
Status: Current
The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project provides comprehensive and comparable data on mortality and loss of health due to diseases, injuries and risk factors for all regions of the world. The... Read more