Person

Courtney Breen

Report

Australian drug trends 2016

Summary The Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) is a national illicit drug monitoring system intended to identify emerging trends of local and national concern in illicit drug markets. The IDRS consists of three components: interviews with people who inject drugs regularly (PWID); interviews with key...
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It’s time to have the conversation: understanding the treatment needs of women who are pregnant and alcohol dependent

Summary This report presents a narrative literature review of treatments available to pregnant women who have alcohol use disorders and findings from interviews with key stakeholders regarding current treatment practices and areas requiring improvement.
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Alcohol-related crime: finding a suitable measure for community-level analyses using routinely collected data

This study provides a method for developing and testing the reliability of estimates of population measures for alcohol-related crime. Aims: Alcohol misuse causes substantial public health harm. Strategies have been proposed to reduce alcohol-related harm at the community-level, which requires suitable community-level measures to monitor...