Forefront Lecture

Forefront Lecture 

Rates, characteristics and circumstances of methamphetamine-related death in Australia: A national 7 year study

Shane Darke, PhD

Professor, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales

Where: Large Lecture Theatre, Providence Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital
When: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00PM

This talk is open to the public

Professor Shane Darke  is a Professor at the National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre (University of New South Wales, Australia), where he has worked since 1988. He is a leading world expert drug-related harm and mortality, having published more than 250 articles and 2 books on these topics. He has published widely in the areas opioid overdose, suicide, psychostimulant overdose, psychopathology, trauma, treatment outcome and toxicology. He is also the Australasian & Southeast Asian Regional Editor of Addiction. In this presentation, “Rates, characteristics and circumstances of methamphetamine-related death in Australia: a national 7 year study he will present new national data on methamphetamine-related death in Australia across a 7 year period, a period of escalating use, both in Australia and worldwide.

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