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

National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase (NADK): New Methamphetamine Section - 19 January 2016

A new Methamphetamine knowledge base has been launched today by NCETA. It contains up-to-date information and data, in the form of 80 frequently asked questions (FAQs), about Methamphetamine, including crystal methamphetamine (ice). It forms part of NCETA’s National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase read more

Preventing and Reducing Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Harm among Older People: A practical guide for health and welfare professionals - 1 December 2015

The patterns and prevalence of alcohol and other drug use amongst older people is an emerging area of concern due to Australia's ageing population. This guide was developed by NCETA, in collaboration with Peninsula Health, Victoria, to assist specialist and generalist clinicians to assess and respond to the range of AOD-related harms impacting older people read more

Slots & Shots: Gambling Resources for AOD Workers - 23 November 2015

Slots and Shots is a much needed suite of gambling resource for alcohol and other drug workers. It contains a tri-fold client handout, waiting room poster, a report, and a wallet sized quick reference reminder for clinicians. read more

Australia's National Alcohol and Drug Workforce Development Strategy - 17 August 2015

NCETA was commissioned by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) to develop Australia’s first National Alcohol and Drug Workforce Development Strategy. This Strategy will be instrumental in further developing Australia's alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce. The strategy contains 12 outcome areas and is also being used to inform workforce development initiatives in other countries read more