February 2016

This report examines the use of common opioid painkillers such as codeine, morphine and oxycodone in high income western countries and less developed nations.

February 2016

Knowing which interventions are effective in the school setting to address problematic alcohol use is an issue of increasing interest.

February 2016

This paper systematically identified scientific reports of adverse events associated with the consumption of synthetic cannabinoids (SCs) in the medical literature and poison centre data.

February 2016

This bulletin from the Young Australians Alcohol Reporting System (YAARS) describes some of the impacts of existing alcohol availability policies on young Australian risky drinkers, and gauges their support for proposed measures.

February 2016

This report reviews the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alcohol, tobacco and other drug treatment service sector.

December 2015

To-date little Australian research has addressed the relationships between social determinants, inequities, and alcohol consumption and related harms.

December 2015

Background and Aims: Few studies have investigated the combined effects of alcohol sales, outlet numbers and trading hours on alcohol-related harms.

December 2015

A study examining the differences in substance use disorders (SUD) with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has found that those with ADHD had a significantly slower infant

December 2015

This study employed an exploratory approach to generate detailed information about how in-store shopping experiences and exposure to sales promotion activities feature in the alcohol choices of Australian 18–21 year old drinkers.

December 2015

Background: Experimental studies suggest that alcohol can lead to aggression in laboratory settings; however, it is impossible to test the causal relationship between alcohol use and real-life violence among humans in randomized clinical trials.

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