November 2014

This research will determine the factors that influence parents’ actions and impact on their children’s alcohol consumption. The findings will inform the development of effective parent interventions that reduce alcohol consumption amongst adolescents.

November 2014

This study aims to answer four key research questions: (1) Can naloxone be used appropriately by people in a non-medical setting within the WA context? (2) Does the program result in successful overdose reversals? (3) Does the program have any unintended consequences, either positive or negative? (4) Should the program continue and, if so, what changes in the program and its contexts are desirable?

November 2014

In this record-linkage study, researchers will use existing databases to identify a cohort of people experiencing opioid-related harm and examine health service use among them.

November 2014

This project will examine the impact of selected liquor superstores in Western Australia on levels of alcohol use and alcohol-related harms in surrounding residential areas.

November 2014

This project will conduct the first randomised controlled trial of an internet delivered treatment for comorbid depression and binge drinking in young people aged 18-30 years, augmented with social networking support.

November 2014

This project aims to describe patterns of AAS and PIEDs use; where people are sourcing them from and why; users' experience of harms; and users' utilisation of health services.

September 2014

This study will pool data from four large and long-running Australasian cohort studies to better understand the developmental precursors and psychosocial consequences of teen drinking. Findings will provide dramatically improved knowledge of the developmental pathways to teen and young adult drinking.

September 2014

This study will evaluate the outcomes and cost-effectiveness of three different forms of police diversion programs for cannabis use/possession offences versus a traditional criminal justice system response.

September 2014

This project will explore the two, seemingly contradictory, stories of drug policy in Sweden and Australia.

September 2014

This project aims to enhance health promotion responses to young people at risk of alcohol related harm.

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