February 2016

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre is hosting a series of free seminars on a wide range of topics surrounding research on alcohol and other drugs. 

February 2016

The 10th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) will be held in Sydney, Australia on 16-18 May, 2016.

February 2016

NDARC researchers' achievements have been celebrated at the 2015 Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) Awards.

February 2016

Read about the latest PhD news from across the three centres. We will feature our most recently awarded PhDs and their research projects, new PhD candidates and the journey they are embarking on, as well as scholarship opportunities for new candidates.

February 2016

A new study of Australian cannabis users has found that most obtain their cannabis through a ‘social supply’ market in which the supplier brokers, facilitates or sells drugs to friends and acquaintances for little or no financial gain.

December 2015

A new information kit developed by NDARC researchers provides a step by step guide to the evidence for medically assisted treatment for heroin dependence as well as answering commonly asked questions.

December 2015

Almost 400 delegates from around the world visited Perth for the 2015 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Scientific Conference.

December 2015

NCETA in collaboration with LeeJenn Health Consultants and South East Business Networks has recently completed this VicHealth funded project. The project involved a three year multi-site trial of an alcohol harm reduction intervention based on a workplace cultural model developed by Pidd & Roche (2008) and examined whether a comprehensive and tailored workplace intervention could reduce alcohol-related harm.

December 2015

NCETA and its consortium partners (Australasian College for Emergency Medicine; Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health; Harm Reduction Victoria; and South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services) have been commissioned by the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services to develop and implement a standard online training resource for frontline workers who provide services and support to people who are using crystal methamphetamine.

December 2015

Until relatively recently, comparatively little attention had been directed to the issue of co-occurring AOD use and gambling. A new suite of resources has been produced to address this issue.

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