Prevention and early intervention

Exploration of partnerships between rural Aboriginal communities and researchers to prevent and treat drug and alcohol-related harms: Three examples in remote NSW

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This project seeks to develop knowledge about effective models of partnership between rural Aboriginal communities and researchers across a range of community-led programs delivered from 2012-2016, which aimed to reduce drug and alcohol-related harm.

Project Status: 
Current

Scoping exercise to assess the training and support needs of youth mental health and substance use practitioners

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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.

Project Status: 
Completed

Development and evaluation of a school-based early intervention to reduce cannabis use and associated harms among high risk adolescents

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This research seeks to address the gap in early intervention research for cannabis use by developing and evaluating a school-based early intervention targeting young people suspended from school for a cannabis-related issue.

Project Status: 
Current