June 2016

It is estimated that at least 240 million adults worldwide suffer from an alcohol use disorder and that early initiation to drinking is associated with an increased risk of developing a disorder.

June 2016

A major global review of substance use in young people, published in Lancet Psychiatry, and led by NDARC’s Professor Louisa Degenhardt and University of Queensland’s Wayne Hall confirms that adoles

June 2016

Cannabis is the most widely used and variably regulated drug in the world, with increasing trends of use being reported in the US, Australia, Asia, and Africa.

June 2016

NCETA undertook a systematic review of studies reporting prevalence rates for depression in male dominated workforce groups. The review forms part of a larger program of work exploring risk factors for mental illness in male-dominated industries and effective intervention approaches.

June 2016

This report outlines the findings from NCETA’s three year trial Reducing Alcohol-Related Harm in the Workplace project funded by VicHealth. The project built on NCETA’s 15 year workplace research program and involved a comprehensive and tailored intervention designed to build knowledge on how to reduce alcohol-related harm in the workplace.

June 2016

Taking AOD policy in Australia and Canada as its empirical focus, and in-depth interviews with policy makers, service providers and advocates in each country as its key method, this article compares the addiction concepts articulated by professionals working in each setting.

June 2016

Improving public knowledge about alcohol harm will increase government appetite for regulation, write the authors of this Perspectives article published online in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology.

April 2016

Almost 270,000 Australians aged between 15 and 54 years are regular users of methamphetamine, and over half of those are dependent on the drug.

April 2016

Parents are a major supplier of alcohol to adolescents, often initiating use with sips.

April 2016

This paper examines the commercial recreational marijuana market in Colorado and describes some of the issues that have emerged in the first 20 months of its operation.

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