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Statistics, reports, trends and policies about alcohol and legal and illicit drugs - find out more in our research guide: http://guides.sl.nsw.gov.au/drug-and-alcohol-statistics-and-reports-australia
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National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase (NADK). This website draws on the highest quality Australian data to provide accurate and easy-to-understand information about alcohol and other drugs. A series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) is used to present data in an easily understood manner.

National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase (NADK). This website draws on the highest quality Australian data to provide accurate and easy-to-understand information about alcohol and other drugs. A series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) is used to present data in an easily understood manner.

National Drug Strategy Household Survey detailed report: 2013 (AIHW) - shows that fewer Australians are smoking daily and are smoking less cigarettes; - fewer people are exceeding the lifetime risk and single occasion risk guidelines for alcohol use; - overall illicit drug use has remained stable but some drugs have declined and some have increased; - alcohol continues to be the drug of most concern to the community but an increasing number of people are concerned about meth/amphetamines.

National Drug Strategy Household Survey detailed report: 2013 (AIHW) - shows that fewer Australians are smoking daily and are smoking less cigarettes; - fewer people are exceeding the lifetime risk and single occasion risk guidelines for alcohol use; - overall illicit drug use has remained stable but some drugs have declined and some have increased; - alcohol continues to be the drug of most concern to the community but an increasing number of people are concerned about meth/amphetamines.

‘Just because it’s really, really cheap’: An examination of Victorian young adults’ alcohol product choices, Canberra: FARE. This study examined the alcohol drinking preferences of young adults in Victoria who consumed alcohol at risky levels. It used both quantitative and qualitative techniques and found that their alcohol product choices were heavily influenced by factors such as cost, alcoholic content, and their intention to become intoxicated. [Summary by Australian Drug Foundation.]

‘Just because it’s really, really cheap’: An examination of Victorian young adults’ alcohol product choices, Canberra: FARE. This study examined the alcohol drinking preferences of young adults in Victoria who consumed alcohol at risky levels. It used both quantitative and qualitative techniques and found that their alcohol product choices were heavily influenced by factors such as cost, alcoholic content, and their intention to become intoxicated. [Summary by Australian Drug Foundation.]

HEALTH STATISTICS ON ALCOHOL  AND ITS HARMS: A SNAPSHOT  Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence,  NSW Ministry of Health APRIL 2014

HEALTH STATISTICS ON ALCOHOL AND ITS HARMS: A SNAPSHOT Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health APRIL 2014

Young people's opinions on alcohol and other drug issues | Australian National Council on Drugs

Young people's opinions on alcohol and other drug issues | Australian National Council on Drugs

Alcohol's Burden of Disease in Australia -  The present report utilises the most up to date methodology for estimating alcohol-related harm and beneficial effects and includes data on consumption statistics for Australia in 2010.

Alcohol's Burden of Disease in Australia - The present report utilises the most up to date methodology for estimating alcohol-related harm and beneficial effects and includes data on consumption statistics for Australia in 2010.

Marijuana Use Can Bring Sleepless Nights, Study Finds -  A study of 1,811 participants by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found higher rates of sleeplessness and drowsiness among cannabis users compared to non-users. Those who began use before the age of 15 were twice as likely to report severe sleep loss, even if they had reduced use later on in life.

Marijuana Use Can Bring Sleepless Nights, Study Finds

Marijuana Use Can Bring Sleepless Nights, Study Finds - A study of 1,811 participants by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found higher rates of sleeplessness and drowsiness among cannabis users compared to non-users. Those who began use before the age of 15 were twice as likely to report severe sleep loss, even if they had reduced use later on in life.

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