August 2019

A number of new Drug Trends resources are available online now.

August 2019

Medications for opioid dependence significantly reduce crime rates, a study by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney, has found.

August 2019

There were 1,795 drug-induced deaths among Australians in 2017, according to preliminary estimates released in a new report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney

June 2019

UNSW is currently advertising a Scientia PhD scholarship (beginning in 2020) to work as part of a large team investigating the trajectories and outcomes of opioid prescribing in Australia.

June 2019

Early bird registration is now open for the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium: Responding to clinical, community and family needs.

June 2019

Registration is now open for free NDARC seminars in June.

June 2019

The inaugural symposium of the world first research program, ASCEND was held at UNSW Sydney in May.

June 2019

A landmark study of mental health and substance use among more than 90,000 people across 25 countries has found that an individual’s risk of commencing drug and alcohol use increases in line with the extent of substance use among people born in the same year.

June 2019

NDARC’s Director, Professor Michael Farrell was the opening witness on the first day of public hearings for the NSW Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug “Ice”.

June 2019

The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) wrote to all federal MPs and senators in the lead up to the May general election calling for them to support increased investment in treatment services.

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