The University of New South Wales is conducting an online survey of individuals who have lived experience with mental health problems and alcohol or other drug use.
It is estimated that 80% of adolescents have experienced at least one traumatic event and one in seven suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The eCliPSE online portal is a website that aims to facilitate access to evidence-based online screening and eHealth treatments by people experiencing comorbid mental health and substance use problems, and the clinical services supporting them.
The Climate and Preventure (CAP) study was initiated in 2011 by Nicola Newton, Maree Teesson, Tim Slade and Patricia Conrod as a school-based prevention initiative targeting alcohol and drug use.
The overall aim is to evaluate the efficacy of the Climate Schools: Healthy Lifestyles program, the first online program to simultaneously target the Big 6 risk factors among adolescents.
In 2016, researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre completed the Australian Government Department of Health funded ‘Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings (2
In consultation with NSW Health, this project is aims to develop an online portal, to improve access to evidence based e-Health treatment packages for co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.
Anxiety and alcohol use disorders are among the most prevalent and debilitating of mental health disorders, and commonly co-occur. This project aims to address crucial questions about when and how to intervene to prevent the onset and exacerbation of alcohol and anxiety comorbidity.
In recent years there has been growing attention on the use of crystal methamphetamine in Australia and the significant harms related to its use.