Session One: Substance use in the COVID-19 era: Research findings and clinical implications
Date: Thursday, 5 November
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
The first session is focused on research findings and clinical implications of substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The session includes presentations on projects and studies driven by researchers at NDARC including Drug Trends, the Australians’ Drug Use: Adapting to Pandemic Threats’ (ADAPT) Study, Australian Parental Supply of Alcohol Longitudinal Study (APSALS), and the COVID-19 Health Care Workers (HEROES) Study.
There will also be a panel discussion with experts from wide ranging fields, including:
- Jude Byrne, National Project Coordinator at the Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)
- Dr Fadil Pedic, Manager, Strategic Research and Evaluation, Alcohol and Other Drugs at NSW Health
- Julie Babineau, CEO of Odyssey House