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Patterns of alcohol and drug use

An open-label, multicentre, single-arm trial of monthly injections of depot buprenorphine in people with opioid dependence

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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.

Project Status: 
Current

Global Consortium to Advance Data on the Epidemiology and Health Impacts of Illicit Drug Use

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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.

Project Status: 
Current

Diversion and misuse of stimulant medication for ADHD among illicit psychostimulant users

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The practices of diversion and misuse of pharmaceutical stimulants give serious cause for concern due to their potential to increase the risk of drug toxicity, dependence, and serious adverse health consequences. These practices may be particularly harmful among illicit psychostimulant users.

Project Status: 
Completed

A literature review of the epidemiology and interventions research for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people with alcohol, drug and/or mental health problems

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With NSW having the largest GLBT community in Australia, it is important that responses to the problems faced by these populations (including a higher risk of drug use and mental health problems) are informed by research evidence. 

Project Status: 
Completed