April 2015

NCETA has developed a new VET AOD training resource, "Cannabis Makes the Grade: A resource to support the development of a ‘cannabis competent’ workforce in the AOD sector".

April 2015

NCETA has conducted a workshop for ACT-based nongovernment treatment and support services aimed at helping participants prepare and plan for future funding applications.

February 2015

A special edition of the Harm Reduction Journal focussing on harm reduction in Asia is being edited by Professor Kate Dolan. Submissions are now open.

February 2015

NDARC will be hosting three national conferences during 2015. Mark the dates in your diaries.

February 2015

Building knowledge in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector, and providing insights into how to improve the integration of research outcomes into policy, are key objectives of the Drugs, Policy and Public Health program being run in mid-2015.

 

February 2015

NCPIC have released a new book that reviews science-based treatments for cannabis problems and provide practical tools for users who want to quit.

February 2015

The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) has produced Grey Matters, a series of seven information sheets to assist specialist and generalist health and welfare workers to better prevent, assess and respond to the needs of older people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, alcohol and other drug (AOD) related harm.

February 2015

Professor Steve Allsop, Director of the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), recently attended the first World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre regional forum for the Western Pacific, held in the Philippines.

February 2015

Dr Lexine Stapinski has been recognised with Australian Rotary Health Knowledge Dissemination Award for her work developing universal school-based programs for adolescents.

February 2015

NDARC’s Dr Emma Barrett a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS) has been awarded a prestigious Australian Fulbright Scholarship 2015.

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