December 2015

Congratulations to Dr Cath Chapman and Associate Professor Tim Slade from the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use at NDARC, who have been awarded the 2015 NSW Mental Health Matters Award for Research and Evaluation.

October 2015

An independent evaluation of Australia’s first opioid overdose management program that provides naloxone on prescription to potential overdose victims has been endorsed by experts.

October 2015

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) held another successful Annual Research Symposium on 15 September in Sydney.

October 2015

The international journal Contemporary Drug Problems recently held its third biennial conference, ‘Encountering alcohol and other drugs’, in Lisbon, Portugal.

October 2015

NCETA undertakes a range of dissemination activities to provide accurate and balanced information about ice.

October 2015

The 2015 National Drug Trends Conference will be held in conjunction with the 2015 Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) Symposium on 14 and 15 October 2015.

October 2015

NDRI's Professor Tanya Chikritzhs has been recognized for her work in the area of alcohol policy, winning the Research category of the 2015 Action on Alcohol Awards.

October 2015

Professor Maree Teesson has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of her distinguished research career.

October 2015

NCETA is assisting the Network of Drug and Alcohol Agencies (NADA) to develop a workforce development plan for the NSW Non-Government (NGO) Alcohol and Other Drug sector.

October 2015

APSAD will be hosting two pre-APSAD conference workshops in Perth on preventing opioid overdose deaths.

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