CRE-bannerMental health and substance use disorders account for more years of life lost due to disability than any other disorders. These disorders often occur together, affecting more than 300,000 Australians every year. Despite the significance of these conditions, the evidence surrounding the effective prevention and treatment of co-occurring disorders is weak.

 

 

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uon-logo-50At University of Newcastle our research is driven by a commitment to quality and impact. We are a research intensive university and receive outstanding results from Australia’s leading research assessment Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). In 2012, the University ranked equal seventh nationally for research ‘well above world standard’ in the ERA assessment.

 

 

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Portrait-Colour-posThe National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a premier research institution in Sydney, Australia and is recognised internationally as a Research Centre of Excellence. Funded by the Australian government as part of its National Drug Strategy it’s mission is to conduct high quality research and related activities that increases the effectiveness of the Australian and International treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm.


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musc3The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a public institution of higher learning the purpose of which is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond.  MUSC provides an interprofessional environment for learning, discovery, and healing.

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The University of Leeds is a redbrick unleeds1iversity located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire. The University of Leeds has around 33,500 students, and has consistently been ranked second in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received, second only to the University of Manchester. The Leeds School of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in Europe, with over 250 medical students being trained in each of the clinical years and over 1,000 teaching, research, technical and administrative staff.

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The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) is the nexus for all public health activities at the Feinberg School of Medicine (FSM). The goal of the Institute is to accelerate innovation at the interface of medicine and public health and achieve measurable improvements in health for patients and populations. IPHAM’s Centers focus on issues that span the spectrum from communities to the individual, and from health behaviors to genetic determinants of disease.