E-cigarette use has increased rapidly worldwide since their introduction to markets in the mid-to-late 2000's, particularly among young people. There remains substantial global debate regarding the safety and efficacy of these devices, and how they should be regulated.
This project will employ a cross-national comparative analysis to explore the frameworks and variance in services that address harms and risks associated with alcohol and drug use in Sydney and other night life capitals (e.g., London and Amsterdam)’s nightlife entert
Analyses of drug markets over many years have shown that the price and purity of illicit substances can have a key role in shaping drug consumption, and in turn drug-related harm.
Retaining patients in buprenorphine treatment is essential in maximising treatment outcomes and minimising mortality risk. Delivery of treatment via novel depot buprenorphine products has the potential to enhance patient adherence and retention in treatment.
This project will provide an international literature review of the approaches taken in Ireland and other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences.
This PhD project will examine untreated remission from alcohol problems. This will involve understanding the way in which those with alcohol problems engage in ‘spontaneous remission’ or ‘natural recovery’ outside the treatment setting.
In 2016 the ACT committed to scoping and designing a Drug and Alcohol Court (DAC).
This is a PhD project of Vivienne Moxham-Hall (supervised by Professor Alison Ritter and Dr Caitlin Hughes) investigating the utility of indexes as a measure of drug policy.