July 2014

The injection of tablet preparations has increased markedly in recent years. This project aims to determine the number of cases of sudden or unnatural deaths in which pulmonary granulamatosis was diagnosed, and the medical consequences of pulmonary granulamatosis.

July 2014

Aboriginal Australians experience a disproportionately high burden of alcohol-related injury and violence compared to the general population.These elevated rates of alcohol-related harm among Aboriginal Australians require a targeted approach. This project will examine the cost-effectiveness of a community empowerment and positive reinforcement intervention for reducing alcohol-related injury and violence among Aboriginal people.

April 2014

This project will enable NCETA to provide guidance to schools on the essential features of effective school-based alcohol education programs.

April 2014

This research will analyse the key concept underlying much of the political struggle over AOD policy and service provision: addiction.

April 2014

NDARC will conduct focus groups with people who inject drugs in SA and NSW to explore their perceptions of existing trafficking laws and anticipated effects of law reform.

April 2014

This project meets a need, identified by the Department of Health, for an online portal to help school communities access evidence-based information and drug prevention programs.

April 2014

NCETA is working with South Australia Police to examine the impact of prescribed Schedule 8 opioid and stimulant use on car crashes.

April 2014

In this project NCETA will systematically review the literature around the quality of life of clients of therapeutic communities.

April 2014

NCETA has been commissioned by SafeWork SA to examine the nature and extent of prescribed opioid use among SA workers and its relationship with WorkCover claims.

April 2014

This project examines the extra-medical use of oxycodone in Australia as a new tamper-resistant formulation of OxyContin is due to be introduced to the market.

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