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.

August 2015

This study examined data from the 11 year follow up of the Australian Treatment Outcome Study cohort to ascertain lifetime and recent rates of attempted suicide and suicidal ideation.

June 2015

A web-based intervention, “breakingtheice”, aims to provide users of amphetamine-type stimulants with help to reduce the harms arising from their drug use.

June 2015

This study published in The Lancet by US researchers and NDARC NHMRC postdoctoral fellow Dr Sarah Larney has provided further evidence for the effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatm

June 2015

This new study has compiled the best, most up-to-date evidence on addictive disorders globally.

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