August 2018

Registration for the 2018 NDARC Annual Research Symposium is now open. This year’s theme is clinical, community and policy responses to emerging problems in drug and alcohol use.

August 2018

Adolescents who drink weekly before age 17 are two to three times more likely to binge drink, drink drive, and be dependent on alcohol in adulthood compared with peers who don’t drink.

June 2018

NDRI is co-organiser of a competition to encourage innovation in the field of hepatitis C health promotion.

June 2018

Following the enormous success in 2017 of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Falling Down: Problematic Substance Use in Later Life, NCETA and its partners, Middlesex University (UK) and Matua Raki (NZ) are running the course again in 2018.

June 2018

On Wednesday 9 May 2018, NCETA’s A/Professor Ken Pidd presented a webinar on behalf of the Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre.

June 2018

NCETA’s Professor Ann Roche and Roger Nicholas, along with other key stakeholders were invited to attend a full day meeting on 1 June 2018 convened by the Australian Government Department of Health’s Health Products Regulation Group.

June 2018

Building on NCETA’s work exploring AOD use in rural and remote communities in Australia, Professor Ann Roche was invited to present a paper at the 2108 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference on Monday 28 May.

June 2018

NDRI’s SSAC research team has expanded its research on men who inject PIEDs into Western Australia.

June 2018

A world first eHealth program launched at UNSW Sydney, and led by Professor Maree Teesson AC, aims to help thousands of young Australian high school children reduce their chance of developing chronic diseases, including heart disease and mental health disorders, by preventing and modifying lifestyle risk behaviours that commonly emerge in adolescence.

June 2018

A new collaboration between the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) and the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) will create exciting opportunities for inter-faculty partnerships between the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW Sydney.

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