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.
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.
Researchers at UNSW are conducting the first ever trial of a brief online intervention to treat combined depression and alcohol misuse in young people.
UNSW Professor Lisa Maher has been recognised by the Prime Minister for her work in reducing the harm of drug use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.