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Australian Burden of Disease Study: Illicit Drug Use, Intimate Partner Violence, Unsafe Sex

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 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Last updated: 06 Aug 2020 Burden of disease is a measure of the years of healthy life lost from living with, or dying from disease and injury. A portion of this burden is preventable, being due to modifiable risk factors. This report provides information on the deaths and burden of disease due to risk factors included in the Australian Burden of...

Centacare Drug and Alcohol Service – LGBTIQ Services

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Centacare, 2018 Centacare Drug and Alcohol Service LGBTIQ Services  provide alcohol and other drug counselling and in-home detox for individuals who are LGBTIQ and their identified supports. A free service for ages 10 years and over. The team includes an LGBTIQ Peer Worker, Counsellors, a Lived Experience Worker and a Registered Nurse. CDAS is a safe and inclusive service for the LGBTIQ community...

Chemsex: film screening and panel discussion

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SAMESH, November 2017 Chemsex is a documentary that exposes the other side to modern gay life, telling the story of gay men struggling to make it out of ‘the scene’ alive. This powerful and unflinching film followers a group of men battling with HIV, drug addiction, and finding acceptance in a changing world. The screening will be followed by a discussion about the film with an...

Lives of Substance (new website)

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National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), in collaboration with Healthtalk Australia, Monash University and Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH),  The Lives of Substance website has two aims. First, it aims to support people who consider themselves to have an alcohol or other drug addiction, dependence or habit, and second, it aims to inform the public by sharing personal stories of these...

SpeakEasy Podcast (blood borne viruses and people who use drugs)

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Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW, 2016 Annie Madden and Professor Carla Treloar have dedicated much of their lives to working in taboo fields of research: blood borne viruses and drug users. These two brilliant minds bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and insight to real world subjects in SpeakEasy, holding engaging conversations with very special guests each episode. Episodes so...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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