Experiences of Addiction, Treatment and Recovery: An online resource for members of the public, health professionals and policymakers

Current project

This project will collect and analyse the personal accounts of people who describe themselves as having a drug habit, dependence or addiction, and present these accounts on a publicly accessible website: www.livesofsubstance.org

Funding Agency:

Australian Research Council Discovery Project

Partners / Collaborators:    


Pienaar, K., Moore, D., Fraser, S., Kokanovic, R., Treloar, C. and Dilkes-Frayne, E. (2016). Diffracting addicting binaries: An analysis of personal accounts of alcohol and other drug 'addiction'. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/1363459316674062. Available at: http://hea.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/08/29/1363459316674062

New narratives, new selves: Complicating addiction in online alcohol and other drug resources. (Published in Addiction Research and Theory, 2015). http://doi.org/10.3109/16066359.2015.1040002


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