NCETA - The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction is an internationally recognised research centre that works as a catalyst for change in the alcohol and other drugs field.

The promotion of Workforce Development (WFD) principles, research and evaluation of effective practices is NCETA´s core business.

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NCETA is a collaborative venture between Flinders University, the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and the South Australian Department of Health. It is located within the School of Medicine at Flinders University in South Australia.

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Latest News from NCETA

New Workplace Project: Managing Drug and Alcohol Risk to Safety and Worker Wellbeing - 3 May 2018

NCETA is conducting a three year (2018-20) project to strengthen organisational, employer, and employee responses to AOD risks in the workplace. This project involves working with workplaces and employees to co-design a toolkit to reduce employee AOD use and help organisations and managers respond to employee AOD misuse and workplace related harms. For more information about this project and how to be involved read more

Ice: Online Training for Frontline Workers - New Topic - 20 March 2018

NCETA’s Ice online training resource was developed to help a broad range of frontline workers from the health, welfare, education, criminal justice sectors and other workplaces respond to people who use crystal methamphetamine and support their families, friends and co-workers. Topic 5.10 Working with Families was added in March 2018. This topic focuses on workers providing health and human services to people with crystal methamphetamine related issues and their families. It gives workers an overview of the interventions that can help support families, as well as referral options and mandated responsibilities. This is Australia’s only free comprehensive online training resource on crystal methamphetamine. It contains seven modules and 30 topics, and has over 11,000 registered users. To access this resource read more

Beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in the over 50s - 24 August 2017

NCETA in The Conversion: Beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in the over 50s read more

Professor Ann Roche Interviewed on ABC News - 24 August 2017

Professor Ann Roche's interview on the ABC about the increasing levels of substance use among Australian Baby Boomers. read more