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Adelaide’s Southern Older Persons Mental Health Service has seen a recent increase in the number of clients presenting with AOD problems, with alcohol being the predominant drug of concern.
There was considerable media interest in research by NCETA on the AOD consumption patterns, health and well being of young hospitality industry workers.
Dr Tina Lam’s ground-breaking research on alcohol and other drug use at school leaver celebrations in Western Australia was recognised at WA’s first Action on Alcohol Awards.
NDARC research fellow Dr Frances Kay-Lambkin has been announced as the winner of the 2014 Fred Yates Prize for her innovative work in the
NDARC doctoral candidate Zahra Alam Mehrjerdi has been awarded a scholarship to present at the eighth annual International Society for the Study of Drug Policy conference in Rome.
NCETA will be running a series of cannabis workshops for TAFE and Registered Training Organisation (RTO) providers in May-June.
Professor Ann Roche of NCETA is in discussion with UK colleagues regarding an alcohol and drug Global Classroom Project.
The national centres are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grants Fund.
Page last updated: Thursday 15 June 2017