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Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour: Viral hepatitis


UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health, October 2016 The Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour presents data from a selection of the behavioural and social research conducted by the Centre for Social Research in Health. The report focuses in particular on studies assessing trends over time or addressing emerging issues. The Viral Hepatitis Supplement covers a few key issues which stand out  in...

Forum and discussion: Drug use, chemsex, and supporting marginalised communities


SAMESH, October 2016 Join us at a forum and discussion featuring Dr Adam Bourne From the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Drug use, chemsex, and supporting marginalised communities When: Wednesday, 26 October at 3:00 pm Where: SAMESH, 57 Hyde Street Adelaide Helping people manage their drug and alcohol use poses a number of unique challenges. This is especially true for people who...

New website with information on drug use and sexual & mental health, for the LGBTI community


24/11/2015 Today, a website has be launched to provide advice and information on drug use and sexual and mental health, focused on the Australian LGBTI community. The website, TouchBase, is a collaboration between the Victorian AIDS Council, the Australian Drug Foundation and the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisatios (AFAO). It is the first online resource to deal with how recreational drugs...

National Drug Strategy Household Survey (Australia)


Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, November 2014 The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released more detail from its 2013 national drug survey providing an insight into the lifestyles of almost 24,000 Australians. Initial findings from the study were released in July 2014. Read section 5,  Illicit use of drugs, here Read section 6, Misuse of Pharmaceuticals, here Read...

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