Prevention and early intervention

The CSI (Climate Schools Interactive) study: A cluster randomised controlled trial of the internet-based Climate Schools: Ecstasy & Emerging Drugs Module

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The use of ecstasy is a public health problem and is associated with a range of social costs and harms. Recently, there has been growing concern about the misuse of new psychoactive substances (NPS) designed to mimic the effects of illicit drugs, including ecstasy.

Project Status: 
Current

The Climate Schools Combined (CSC) study: Internet-based prevention for anxiety, depression and substance use in young Australians

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Anxiety, depressive and substance use disorders account for three quarters of the disability attributed to mental disorders. Moreover, research indicates that these disorders are often comorbid, share common risk factors and interact.

Project Status: 
Current

Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use: Translating innovative prevention and treatment

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Mental health and substance use disorders account for more years of life lost due to disability than any other disorders. These disorders often occur together (comorbidity), affecting more than 300,000 Australians every year.

Project Status: 
Current