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Illicit drugs are harder to get and cost more since the coronavirus pandemic, says UNSW Sydney’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

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Opioid dependence – and other problematic opioid behaviours in people with chronic pain –  is associated with patient risk factors, rather than simply higher opioid doses, says a new report.

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A new report has evaluated the NSW Drug Court’s long-term effectiveness on re-offending rates.

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A review of more than 100 studies from around the world has shown that people who use opioids for extramedical reasons have significantly higher rates of mortality.

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We need a new international approach to drug use, a landmark series of papers led by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney has found.

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The latest report from the NDARC at UNSW Sydney has found nearly half of people who consume ecstasy use pill testing kits, and more than two thirds of young Australians reported using cocaine and ketamine.

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There were almost 1800 drug-induced deaths among Australians in 2017, according to a new report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney.

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New research from NDARC and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney shows almost 40% of people who have injected drugs in the past year are living with hepatitis C.

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A four-year study suggests medicinal cannabis is not as effective at relieving chronic non-cancer pain as commonly assumed.

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An innovative eHealth program launched today at UNSW aims to target the six main lifestyle risk factors among teenagers – including binge drinking and unhealthy eating – to help prevent chronic disease later in life.

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