July 2014

NDRI researchers involved in the National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Resources Project have developed a new tool for health professionals working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care settings. The ‘FASD PosterMaker’ is an easy-to-use app that will enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to produce resources that reflect shared issues but local differences in addressing alcohol, pregnancy and FASD around the country.

July 2014

The National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre’s (NCPIC) inaugural webinar series is now available online.

July 2014

The Directors of NDARC, NCETA, and NDRI were invited to attend a meeting with Senator Fiona Nash, Assistant Minister for Health, and her chief advisor in Parliament House.

July 2014

Interactive resources proven to prevent and treat co-occurring mental illness and substance use in young people will be showcased at a one day conference in Perth this August.

July 2014

The Directors of NCETA, NDRI, and NDARC are regularly invited to give presentations to Department of Health and other government department staff to provide an overview of current research, new findings and work in progress.

July 2014

Professor Steve Allsop, Director of the National Drug Research Institute, was one of four individuals inducted into an inaugural honour roll recognising leadership, integrity, vision and commitment to the field of preventing and reducing alcohol and other drug problems in Western Australia, nationally and internationally.

July 2014

NCETA was commissioned by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) to develop a National Alcohol and other Drug Workforce Development Strategy. The Strategy involved a comprehensive literature review; development of a discussion paper; and an extensive national consultation process involving workshops in each jurisdiction, a call for written submissions and key informant interviews.

July 2014

The Australian Indigenous Knowledge Centre is a new web resource dedicated to reducing harms from alcohol and other drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

July 2014

NDRI academics Suzanne Fraser and David Moore, together with Helen Keane of the Australian National University, have published a new book, Habits: Remaking Addiction.

July 2014

Professor Kate Dolan of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) will share the stage with Richard Branson, UK entrepreneur, in a special session at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne on 22 July.

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