Treatment and Intervention

Behavioural activation therapy for the treatment of co-occurring depression and opioid dependence

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Heroin dependence is a chronic relapsing condition, associated with high levels of psychopathology. On entry to treatment approximately one quarter of heroin users meet criteria for Major Depression (MD), and this comorbidity has been linked to poorer treatment outcomes.

Project Status: 
Completed

Scoping current practices and support needs of healthcare providers in Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN) in relation to addressing patients’ co-occurring mental health and alcohol and other drug issues

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This project aims to conduct a scoping exercise to evaluate the support needs of healthcare providers in the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN) in working with co-occurring mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues among their patients, with a view to pro

Project Status: 
Current

Development of online training on the management of co-occurring mental health and alcohol and other drug conditions

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In 2014 the Australian Government Department of Health funded the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, NDARC, to develop an evidence-based website and online training program to facilitate the translation and online dissemination of the “

Project Status: 
Current

eCliPSE

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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.

Project Status: 
Current