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Police diversion is one of Australia’s most utilised interventions for minor cannabis offenses.
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.
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.
On 1 February this year Australia became the second country, after Italy (in 1995), to have naloxone formally available over the counter (OTC).
There are emerging indications that substance use is increasing among older Australians at an alarming rate.
This book offers a step-by-step guide to intervention research, including methods and techniques for intervention research in schools and other settings.
Stage five of the NASDP reports on most recent per capita consumption estimates for the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland.
As part of its online crystal methamphetamine training, NCETA has written a module which focuses on organisational and service system responses.
An ED delivered intervention with adolescent substance users may reduce future direct costs and subsequent attendances
Heroin use carries the highest burden of disease of any drug of dependence, with rates of mortality more typical of the elderly Indeed, it has been estimated that heroin users die at a rate 15 time
The prescribing and use of pharmaceutical opioids has increased internationally.
The national centres are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grants Fund.
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