A new report sheds light on trends in overdose and other drug-induced deaths in Australia and identifies steps to avoid some deaths.
A leading UNSW professor has been recognised at the 2023 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards for her work to reduce and prevent substance use-related harms.
20 UNSW academics receive NHMRC Ideas Grants for research in medicine and health, and science.
Research shows public support for monitoring of responsible alcohol service laws and late-night premises.
The deaths are largely due to more widespread use, says the study's lead author and expert on the morbidity and mortality associated with illicit drug use.
The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows significant changes in perceived availability of all forms of ecstasy.
The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows more than 1800 drug-induced deaths in Australia in 2020.
Measures to curb growing rates of opioid use are also making it difficult for people with long-term, chronic pain to get ongoing prescriptions.
New national standards aim to change doctors’ prescribing habits for hospital patients with pain when they’re discharged home.
Fewer than half of people with alcohol use disorder who received professional help perceived their treatment as helpful.