Preventing harmful drug use in Australia
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There are nine programs of research at NDRI, covering a wide range of alcohol and other drugs research expertise.
Informing policy and practice to prevent and reduce harms resulting from alcohol use.
Reducing harms to individuals, families and communities arising from drug use.
Developing effective ways to delay and prevent alcohol and other drug use and harm.
Working with Aboriginal Australians to prevent and reduce harmful alcohol and other drug use.
Examining the link between drug use, offending behaviour and the criminal justice system.
Understanding methamphetamine use to guide effective responses and develop innovative treatments.
Using technology and the Internet in innovative ways to prevent and reduce drug use and harm.
Focusing on the social contexts of alcohol and other drug use and associated consequences.
Examining assumptions about drug use and addiction to better inform policy and improve outcomes.