March 2017

Background: The relationship between cannabis use and cognitive function in mid-life has rarely been examined despite verbal learning deficits in young adults.

December 2016

This research aimed to identify older Australian drinkers’ knowledge about Australian Alcohol Guidelines and their beliefs about the risks and benefits of alcohol; their recall of alcohol-related i

December 2016

Despite the predominantly masculine nature of drinking cultures within Australian community sporting clubs, masculinities have received little attention in the associated research and policy arenas

December 2016

The potential of methamphetamine, and crystal methamphetamine in particular, to precipitate psychotic symptoms has been the subject of much recent speculation.

December 2016

Use of opioid agonist treatments for prescription opioid (PO) dependence is rapidly increasing. Current guidelines are based on research with heroin users.

December 2016

Objective: In general, people living in rural Australia tend to have poorer health outcomes including higher rates of AOD use, mental illness and chronic illness.

October 2016

This paper describes a unique randomised controlled trial of behavioral therapy for the treatment of regular methamphetamine use and dependence among female clients in Tehran, Iran.

October 2016

Opioids make the largest contribution to illicit drug-related death, and overdose is the leading cause, yet intervention by onlookers has been characterised as poor.

October 2016

On 1 February this year Australia became the second country, after Italy (in 1995), to have naloxone formally available over the counter (OTC).

October 2016

There are emerging indications that substance use is increasing among older Australians at an alarming rate.

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