APSAD 2018

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The latest Burnet Institute research in the alcohol and other drug field will be showcased at APSAD 2018, the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs, in Auckland from 4-7 November.

APSAD is the Asia-Pacific’s leading multidisciplinary organisation for professionals involved in the alcohol and other drug field.

Burnet presenters include:

Michael Curtis – Assessing acceptability of prison-based take-home naloxone programs among a cohort of incarcerated men with a history of regular injecting drug use

Reece Cossar – The transition from prison to community: A period of heightened overdose risk in a cohort of men with injecting drug use histories in Victoria

Ashleigh Stewart – Lifetime prevalence and correlates of self-harm and suicide attempts among male prisoners with histories of injecting drug use

Rebecca Winter – Injecting drug use is an independent factor in reincarceration after release from prison: A prospective cohort study

Penny Hill – Delivering Australia’s first pill testing pilot

Find out more from the official conference website.

Date & Time

Sunday, 4 November, 2018 – Wednesday, 7 November, 2018


Pullman Auckland Hotel
Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant,
Auckland, 1010
New Zealand

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Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Professor Paul Dietze

Program Director, Behaviours and Health Risks