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.
Young people with comorbid disorders frequently come to the attention of a diverse range of service systems (e.g., health, social welfare, educational, and criminal justice systems), and present a significant challenge to service providers.
In this study, we will undertake detailed analyses of the largest cross-national epidemiologic study of mental and substance use disorders ever conducted. The WHO World Mental Health Survey (WMHS) initiative is a massive, unique endeavour.
The current study will develop and pilot a personality-targeted mental health prevention program based on cognitive training tasks and delivered to adolescents at risk for developing a range of psychopathology.
This report was commissioned by the NSW Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Office (MHDAO) to summarise key components for consideration in developing a strategic, practical, coordinated and efficient approach to the clinical management of comorbid mental illness and substance use.
This project will conduct the first randomised controlled trial of an internet delivered treatment for comorbid depression and binge drinking in young people aged 18-30 years, augmented with social networking support.
Substance use disorders (SUD) and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are chronic, debilitating disorders that frequently co-occur (SUD+PTSD).
The Central Australian Youth Link Up Service (CAYLUS) supports community initiatives aimed at reducing the supply of, demand for, and harms associated with substance misuse among young people across Central Australia.