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.

April 2016

This paper examines differences in the prevalence of alcohol and other drug use among Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTI) and heterosexual populations in Australia.

April 2016

Alcohol consumption and related harms are largely determined by both demand and supply of alcohol.

April 2016

Schools can play a role in the socialisation of alcohol use through school policies and practices regarding consumption of alcohol by adults at school events in the presence of children.

February 2016

This qualitative study examines patient motivations for, and perceptions and experiences of opioid substitution treatment (OST) in prisons in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. It highlights the challenges facing opioid treatment providers in prison in addressing patient ambivalence towards OST and preferences to cease OST prior to release, and can inform the development of policies and clinical practices that are mindful of patient perspectives and concerns.

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