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A world first Australian study has found that psychostimulant use plays a major role in stroke deaths occurring before age 45.
NDRI researchers have recently presented two free webinars that are now available online.
NDRI is leading a clinical trial to establish whether a new medication can help people reduce their ice use.
This study is part of the POINT (Pain and Opioids in Treatment) study being conducted by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from Western Sydney and Tasmania will have their stories included in a culturally inclusive school-based drug and alcohol prevention program.
Results of a four-year study of over 1,500 Australians prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain, suggest there is a need for caution in the use of medicinal cannabis for chronic pain.
Registration for the 2018 NDARC Annual Research Symposium is now open. This year’s theme is clinical, community and policy responses to emerging problems in drug and alcohol use.
Adolescents who drink weekly before age 17 are two to three times more likely to binge drink, drink drive, and be dependent on alcohol in adulthood compared with peers who don’t drink.
NDRI is co-organiser of a competition to encourage innovation in the field of hepatitis C health promotion.
Following the enormous success in 2017 of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Falling Down: Problematic Substance Use in Later Life, NCETA and its partners, Middlesex University (UK) and Matua Raki (NZ) are running the course again in 2018.
On Wednesday 9 May 2018, NCETA’s A/Professor Ken Pidd presented a webinar on behalf of the Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre.
The national centres are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Drug and Alcohol Program
Page last updated: Monday 8 April 2019