Update of National Drugs Campaign website

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Date Commenced:
08/2012
Project Supporters:

Australian Government Department of Health.

Project Members: 
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Professor
Ph EA Jasmin Bartlett: 02 9385 0167 / j.bartlett@unsw.edu.au
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Senior Lecturer
Ph 02 9385 0422
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Mr Daniel Rodriguez
Statistician
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Director
Ph EA Jemma Sale: 02 9385 0292 / j.sale@unsw.edu.au
Project Main Description: 

To review, update and add new information reflecting current drug trends to inform content included on the National Drugs Campaign (NDC) website. The website provides a call to action targeting 15-21 year olds, increasing awareness about the negative consequences, harms and risks associated with the use of illicit drugs. Parents of 13-17 year olds are the secondary target audience.

Aims: 

To review, update and add new information in the form of factsheets.

Design and Method: 
  1. Review existing content
  2. Develop a template for consistency of content across factsheets
  3. Review relevant documentation, including searches of the peer reviewed and other published literature from reputable sources
  4. Write up-to-date factsheets
  5. Expert review of all factsheets
  6. Team review of factsheets
  7. Submission to the funder
Progress/Update: 

All factsheets have been completed and approved by the Department of Health. The completed factsheets can be accessed via: http://comorbidity.edu.au/cre-resources/fact-sheets

Output: 

All factsheets have been completed and approved by the Department of Health. The completed factsheets can be accessed via: http://comorbidity.edu.au/cre-resources/fact-sheets

The following factsheets are available for download:  

  • Alcohol
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs during Pregnancy
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Drugs and the Law
  • Ecstasy and Pills
  • GHB
  • Hallucinogens
  • Heroin
  • Inhalants
  • Ketamine
  • Methamphetamine
  • New Psychoactive Substances
  • Polydrug use
  • Tobacco (4 factsheets)
Benefits: 

Up-to-date, evidenced based information about drugs will be available to the public.

Project Status: 
Completed
Year Completed: 
2014