News from NCETA

Drug and Alcohol Research Connections

24 August 2018

Drug and Alcohol Research Connections is an online publication from Australia’s collaborative network of alcohol and other drug research centres: the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA). The latest edition is available now read more

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

Substance misuse in older people

24 August 2017

Substance misuse in older people read more

The International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE) announces the publication of the third edition of Publishing Addiction Science: A Guide for the Perplexed.

14 August 2017

Publishing Addiction Science: A Guide for the Perplexed read more

Ice: Training for Frontline Workers - New Topic

10 February 2017

NCETA’s free online Ice: Training for Frontline Workers now includes a new Topic in Module 5. Topic 5.9 - Working in potentially risky environments. read more

Facilitator’s Guide to Using NCETA’s Online Ice Training in Face-to-Face Training

22 December 2016

Facilitator’s Guide to Using NCETA’s Online Ice Training in Face-to-Face Training read more

Alcohol use amongst young people.

21 October 2016

Alcohol use amongst young people. read more