Cannabis use disorder is the most common illegal substance use disorder in the general population and demand for assistance from health services is increasing internationally. Despite that, only a minority of those with the disorder will seek professional assistance.
The majority of calls to the Cannabis Information Helpline and indeed all counselling interventions in specialist treatment services are only one session.
This Evidence Check forms a background document for the NSW Government public awareness strategy to reinforce the Government’s message that cannabis use is not supported.
Ice use increases by six per cent among people who inject drugs but remains stable among ecstasy users
This project aimed to develop and test the first highly interactive, comprehensive, and evidence-based smartphone app for treating cannabis use.
A recent online survey conducted by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) has found Australian workers believe cannabis use has a detrimental effect on the performance of their co-workers.
Lost consciousness, vomiting, seizures, paranoia and heart attacks.
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.
This is a feasibility study to test the effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) for alleviating cannabis withdrawal symptoms in a 6 night inpatient detoxification program.