April 2015

This study aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of enhanced compliance instruction (via text messaging) to increase smoking cessation rates among low-SES smokers.

April 2015

Through its membership of the GAaP, NCETA continues to work with its international partners to develop and implement initiatives.

February 2015

NCETA is embarking on a new program of research about alcohol and other drug use among ageing populations.

February 2015

NCETA is developing nationally a consistent ‘fit for work’ policy and associated procedures for the Construction, Forestry, Mining, & Energy Union (CFMEU).

February 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) young people experience significantly poorer health and greater social and economic challenges to future health than other Australian young people. However, there remains major gaps in evidence and longitudinal studies highlighting the health trajectories of ATSI young people.

February 2015

This study aims to develop, pilot and field test, an approach using a tablet-based computer to collect self-reported data on alcohol use behaviours in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

February 2015

This project aims to evaluate the efficacy of psychosocial interventions for cannabis abuse or dependence delivered in outpatient and community settings.

February 2015

This project assesses the assumption that policing can deter, discourage or prevent drug offending.

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?

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