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The best way to protect people from alcohol-fuelled violence is to take a collaborative approach between communities and governments supported by research-based evidence, writes Anthony Shakeshaft. 

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We are in a time of warped moral development, and the failure to recognise the implications of forcefully punching someone in the face cannot purely be blamed on alcohol, writes Brandon Jack.  

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Researchers at UNSW are conducting the first ever trial of a brief online intervention to treat combined depression and alcohol misuse in young people. 

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UNSW Professor Lisa Maher has been recognised by the Prime Minister for her work in reducing the harm of drug use.

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Early intervention programs for young people with mental health issues could save lives, alleviate suffering and save millions of dollars a year, high-profile speakers have told an audience at the UNSW Medicine Dean’s lecture.

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A community-initiated binge drinking awareness campaign in Indigenous communities is working, according to results released by UNSW's National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

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The NSW Cancer Survivors Centre has received a cheque for $205,810 from the Dry July campaign to help patients cope with the challenges they face after cancer treatment.

A study has found that mental health, alcohol and other drug services are harder to access for culturally and linguistically diverse clients.

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Rich rural towns show higher levels of alcohol-related crime than poorer communities, according to new research from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

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The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mr Antonio-Maria Costa, has given an address at UNSW, suggesting that the world drug problem is being contained.

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