Here's just a brief insight into what was happening on the third day (2nd day of conference presentations) at Winter School.
Waste water analysis
Professor Wayne Hall presented on waste water analysis as a means of determining drug use.
If this is a topic that you are interested in, you may like to read:
Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice report "Measuring drug use patterns in Queensland through waste water analysis"
Hall, W., Prichard, J., Paul Kirkbride, R. B., Thai, P. K., Gartner, C., Lai, F. Y., ... & Mueller, J. F. (2012). An analysis of ethical issues in using wastewater analysis to monitor illicit drug useadd_3887 1767.. 1773. Addiction, 107, 1767-1773.http://www.uqccr.uq.edu.au/media/80944/12.09.11_-_an_analysis_of_ethical_issues_in_using_wastewater_analysis.pdf
Novel psychoactive substances
Panel discussion on novel psychoactive substances
For further information consult
Bruno, R., Poesiat, R., & Matthews, A. J. (2013). Monitoring the Internet for emerging psychoactive substances available to Australia. Drug and alcohol review, 32(5), 541-544. Available on request from the library.
The challenge of new psychoactive substances 2013 report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Health promotion stream
For further info read the FARE report "Health professionals' use of Australian Alcohol Guidelines: Baseline survey: Report findings July 2014"
Alcohol related violence
Professor Miller, presenter on this topic, is a frequent contributor to The Conversation, and you can read articles by him related to alcohol fuelled violence here, here, and here
Social marketing campaigns
For further reading:
Jones, S. C., & Magee, C. A. (2011). Exposure to alcohol advertising and alcohol consumption among Australian adolescents. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46(5), 630-637.
Hall, D. V., Jones, S. C., & Hoek, J. (2011). Direct to consumer advertising versus disease awareness advertising: Consumer perspectives from down under. Journal of Public Affairs, 11(1), 60-69.
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