August 2015

This study involved a retrospective case review to compare patients presenting for treatment where either codeine or a strong pharmaceutical opioid (oxycodone or morphine) was the principal drug of concern to understand if codeine users may have unique treatment needs.

August 2015

The high prevalence of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among clients of alcohol and other drug (AOD) services is well documented. This study examined the prevalence and correlates of secondary traumatic stress (STS) among AOD workers in Australia.

August 2015

This study examined data from the 11 year follow up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort to ascertain lifetime and recent rates of attempted suicide and suicidal ideation.

June 2015

A web-based intervention, “breakingtheice”, aims to provide users of amphetamine-type stimulants with help to reduce the harms arising from their drug use.

June 2015

This study published in The Lancet by US researchers and NDARC NHMRC postdoctoral fellow Dr Sarah Larney has provided further evidence for the effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatm

June 2015

This new study has compiled the best, most up-to-date evidence on addictive disorders globally.

June 2015

Although there is a growing body of work regarding alcohol use and the workplace, little work has been conducted on risk factors for alcohol use in male-dominated industries.

June 2015

Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the world. It is most frequently used by young adults, who, arguably, use cannabis to improve their quality of life (QOL).

April 2015

This new resource has been developed by NCETA to address the shortage of cannabis content contained in the vocational education and training (VET) sector’s alcohol and other drug courses.

April 2015

This study provides valuable information regarding the prevalence of secondary traumatic stress among individuals working in the Australian AOD sector, along with the factors associated with an individual experiencing STS.

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