The Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour (ARTB) presents data from a selection of our behavioural and social research, focusing in particular on studies assessing trends over time or addressing emerging issues.
This project compared the NSW and Vic policy environments concerning 'takeaway' methadone by interviewing methadone clients, dosing nurses, dispensing pharmacists, prescribing doctors and drug policy makers.
This evaluation will examine the impact of the ACON service on clients’ substance use and psychosocial wellbeing, and whether clients of the service report different treatment outcomes to clients attending mainstream services that are not specifically tailored to LGBTI people.
The aims of the evaluation are to examine the long term translation, uptake and sustainability of sexual health service delivery associated with the DLM project and identify long term prevention, care and treatment pathways for Aboriginal people involved.
This project was funded by NSW Ministry of Health and drew upon an Australian Research Council Discovery Project led by Suzanne Fraser. Hepatitis C educational print resources were collected from Australian organisations working with people affected by, or at risk of, hepatitis C infection.
The aims of this project were to conduct a pilot study of an online survey of (1) young people exposed to injecting, to examine their knowledge regarding hepatitis C prevention and transmission, and to examine the factors associated with high/low levels of knowledge, and (2) of young people more
This research project will provide urgently needed information on nature and extent of methamphetamine use in Aboriginal communities, including its impact on individuals and communities, and the context in which use occurs in communities.
This project evaluated some of the needle and syringe programs provided by the NSW Users & AIDS Association, in order to explore the characteristics of consumers’ accessing the NSP services, the method and effectiveness of the outreach of the NSP and outreach services, consumer and stakeholde
This project is evaluating the first-ever trial of authorised peer distribution in a NSW setting, by describing the extent and nature of authorised peer distribution, the ways in which staff and police managed it, and the potential risks and benefits attached to the authorisation from the perspec
This study will describe the costs of NSP service provision and patterns of client access to services in one area of NSW with a view to developing a model of service mix based on cost, client access and preference.
As part of the NSW Sexual Health Promotion Framework, the NSW Sexually Transmissible Infections Programs Unit (STIPU) have established the Music Festivals Project, a sexual health social marketing intervention initiative (running from September 2017 to October 2019).