Those entering treatment for substance dependence have high levels of psychopathology, and are at heightened risk of suicide. Based on research identifying a dearth of organisational policies and intervention options in relation to suicide in treatment agencies, NDARC developed the Suicide Assessment Kit (SAK). This kit aims to help organisations develop policies and procedures to manage their clients' risk of suicide.
In response to emerging political and public concern with methamphetamine issues, as well as media reports of an ‘Ice epidemic’, NCETA developed a program of work to investigate the patterns and trends of methamphetamine use in the community and its impact on AOD treatment services.
APSAD has established and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) Network to provide ECR and PhD students opportunities for networking, mentoring, collaboration, skills development and career planning. Register early for the November networking event.