This project will explore the relationship between child maltreatment, mental disorders and opioid dependence in people that use illicit opioids, like heroin, and those prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain.
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
This project will provide an international literature review of the approaches taken in Ireland and other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences.
We have developed a multidisciplinary global consortium of researchers who can provide independent high-quality evidence regarding the scale of illicit drug use, harms, access to services at country, regional and global levels, and build capacity for better data in these areas.
This project attempts to understand the global epidemiology of infectious disease among prisoners in all countries.
Substance use amongst adolescents (those in the age group of 10-19) is an important public health issue in many countries of the region.
Changes to the status of cannabis, ranging from legalisation through to tougher enforcement of prohibition are frequently posed. To date, the debate has centred on arguments associated with liberty and harm, but not on economic analyses.
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 priority.