October 2015

Steroid injecting can allow transmission of blood-borne viruses, but little is known about how steroid injecting takes place and how such transmission might occur.

October 2015

New figures published in the Lancet have shown deaths and disability from drugs and alcohol have soared worldwide since 2000.

October 2015

This paper explores the complex and dynamic relationship between pleasure and harm as experienced by a group of young people during and after “party drug” use.

August 2015

This report investigates the cost of alcohol- and drug-related absenteeism on Australian workplaces.

August 2015

NCETA investigated whether vocation and education training (VET) reforms introduced in the 1990s have benefited the alcohol and other drug secor and whether any further changes were required.

August 2015

This study investigated the relationship between alcohol-related victimisation and sexual orientation.

August 2015

This study investigated motivations for drinking, experiences of alcohol-related problems and strategies for managing drinking among marginalised African refugee young people in Melbourne.

August 2015

This article contends that NT’s Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Act 2013 has little evidence to justify it, is not cost-effective, and may discriminate against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

August 2015

This study involved a retrospective case review to compare patients presenting for treatment where either codeine or a strong pharmaceutical opioid (oxycodone or morphine) was the principal drug of concern to understand if codeine users may have unique treatment needs.

August 2015

The high prevalence of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among clients of alcohol and other drug (AOD) services is well documented. This study examined the prevalence and correlates of secondary traumatic stress (STS) among AOD workers in Australia.

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