April 2015

There is extensive research to show that online interventions are effective in reducing alcohol consumption in both the general adult population and among tertiary students. But does this also lead to a reduction in sexual assaults?

April 2015

This research report investigates the relationship between rates of reported assault, alcohol sales and numbers of licensed outlets in Queensland and Western Australia.

April 2015

Research suggests that people suffering from chronic pain have elevated rates of suicidality. With an ageing population, more research is essential to gain a better understanding of this association.

February 2015

This article examines patterns, influences and impacts of drug consumption at a 'schoolies' event.

February 2015

Australians wait on average 18 years to seek treatment for alcohol problems.

February 2015

Cochrane review finds methadone in flexible and low doses is more effective than buprenorphine in retaining people in treatment and suppressing opioid use.

February 2015

One in six patients using prescribed opioids for chronic pain also use cannabis.

February 2015

Adolescent alcohol consumption is a persistent community concern and early onset of alcohol use is an established risk factor for subsequent harm.

February 2015

Workplaces have a substantial impact on workers' mental health and bear a large proportion of the social and economic burden associated with mental illness. This systematic review was undertaken to examine the current evidence base for workplace interventions addressing mental health problems in male-dominated industries.

February 2015

This study examined the sexual health behaviour, alcohol and other drug use, and health service use among young Noongar people in the south-west of Western Australia.

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