December 2016

In late October 2016, Drug and Alcohol Services SA hosted Dr Norni Abdullah from the Addiction Unit, General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during her study tour of South Australia.

December 2016

NCETA had a significant presence at the 2016 APSAD Conference, held at Darling Harbour between 30 October and 2 November.

NCETA’s contributions to the Conference included:

October 2016

The latest NAIP research has found that more than 10,000 Australians were hospitalised in a single year because of injuries attributed to alcohol-related assault.

October 2016

Crystal methamphetamine use has risen by six per cent among people who inject drugs for the third consecutive year, with just under half of users taking the drug at least once a week, a national Drug Trends survey has found.

October 2016

Researchers and policy makers must forge meaningful partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) communities if alcohol and drug initiatives are to succeed, a national conference has heard.

October 2016

Lives of Substance is Australia’s first dedicated website presenting carefully researched personal stories of alcohol or other drug addiction, dependence or habit.

October 2016

A new NDARC study will examine whether health intervention ‘SNAP’ can help Northern Territory prisoners remain non-smokers after their release.

October 2016

An evaluation of WA’s first take-home naloxone program has found that the program saves lives and should be continued and expanded.

October 2016

Researchers are conducting a study to explore the knowledge, skills and attributes of tertiary graduates entering AOD field.

October 2016

NCETA is building the capacity of the AOD, mental health, broader health, and welfare and law enforcement sectors.

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