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Books

Sutherland R; Breen C, 2017, South Australian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2016: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS), Australian Drug Trends Series No. 177, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, http://www.drugtrends.org.au/reports/sa-edrs-2016/

Sutherland R; Burns LA, 2013, SA Drug Trends 2012: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS), Original, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/sa-drug-trends-2012-findings-illicit-drug-reporting-system-idrs

Sutherland R; Burns LA, 2013, SA Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2012: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS), Original, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/sa-trends-ecstasy-and-related-drug-markets-2012-findings-ecstasy-and-related-drugs

Sutherland R; Burns L, 2012, SA Drug Trends 2011: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS), Original, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/ndarc.cms.med.unsw.edu.au/files/ndarc/resources/SA_IDRS_2011_0.pdf

Sutherland R; Burns L, 2012, SA Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2011: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS), Original, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/ndarc.cms.med.unsw.edu.au/files/ndarc/resources/SA_%20EDRS_%202011.pdf

McKetin R; Sutherland R; Ross JE; Najman JM; Mamun A; Baker A; Mattick RP; Rosenfeld J, 2010, Methamphetamine Treament Evaluation Study (MATES): Three-year outcomes from the Sydney site, Original, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/methamphetamine-treatment-evaluation-study-mates-three-year-outcomes-sydney-site

Journal articles

Sutherland R; Allsop S; Peacock A, 2020, 'New psychoactive substances in Australia: patterns and characteristics of use, adverse effects, and interventions to reduce harm', Current opinion in psychiatry, vol. 33, pp. 343 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/YCO.0000000000000606

Sutherland R; Dietze PM; Gisev N; Bruno R; Campbell G; Memedovic S; Peacock A, 2020, 'Patterns and correlates of prescribed and non-prescribed pregabalin use among a sample of people who inject drugs in Australia', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 39, pp. 568 - 574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13083

Sutherland R; Peacock A; Nielsen S; Bruno R, 2020, 'Alprazolam use among a sample of Australians who inject drugs: Trends up to six years post regulatory changes', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102721

Sutherland R; Weatherburn D; Degenhardt L, 2020, 'A trial of Criminal Infringement Notices as an alternative to criminal penalties for illicit drug offences in New South Wales, Australia: Estimated savings', Drug and Alcohol Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13142

Palamar JJ; Acosta P; Sutherland R; Shedlin MG; Barratt MJ, 2019, 'Adulterants and altruism: A qualitative investigation of “drug checkers” in North America', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 74, pp. 160 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.09.017

Sutherland R; Peacock A; Roxburgh A; Barratt MJ; Burns L; Bruno R, 2018, 'Typology of new psychoactive substance use among the general Australian population', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 188, pp. 126 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.03.034

Butler K; Day C; Sutherland R; van Buskirk J; Breen C; Burns L; Larney S, 2017, 'Hepatitis C testing in general practice settings: A cross-sectional study of people who inject drugs in Australia', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 47, pp. 102 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.07.008

Sutherland R; Bruno R; Peacock A; Lenton S; Matthews A; Salom C; Dietze P; Butler K; Burns L; Barratt MJ, 2017, 'Motivations for new psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 43, pp. 23 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.12.021

Sutherland R; Bruno R; Peacock A; Dietze P; Breen C; Burns L; Barratt MJ, 2017, 'New psychoactive substances: Purchasing and supply patterns in Australia', Human Psychopharmacology, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hup.2577

Matthews A; Sutherland R; Peacock A; Van Buskirk J; Whittaker E; Burns L; Bruno R, 2017, 'I like the old stuff better than the new stuff? Subjective experiences of new psychoactive substances', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 40, pp. 44 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.11.004

Van Buskirk J; Roxburgh A; Bruno R; Naicker S; Lenton S; Sutherland R; Whittaker E; Sindicich N; Matthews A; Butler K; Burns L, 2017, 'Corrigendum to “Characterising dark net marketplace purchasers in a sample of regular psychostimulant users” [International Journal of Drug Policy 35 (2016) 32–37]((S0955395916000335)(10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.01.010))', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 39, pp. 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.11.001

Bright DA; Sutherland R, 2017, '“Just Doing a Favor for a Friend”: The Social Supply of Ecstasy Through Friendship Networks', Journal of Drug Issues, vol. 47, pp. 492 - 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022042617704004

Karlsson T; Sutherland R; Butler K; Breen C, 2017, 'Forms of methamphetamine used in SA and recent use over time: 2007-2016', Drug Trends Bulletin, pp. 1 - 6, https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/edrs-drug-trends-bulletin-december-2017-use-and-knowledge-darknet-markets-among-people-who

Van Buskirk J; Roxburgh A; Bruno R; Naicker S; Lenton S; Sutherland R; Whittaker E; Sindicich N; Matthews A; Butler K; Burns L, 2016, 'Characterising dark net marketplace purchasers in a sample of regular psychostimulant users', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 35, pp. 32 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.01.010

Peacock A; Sindicich N; Dunn M; Whittaker E; Sutherland R; Entwistle G; Burns L; Bruno R, 2016, 'Co-ingestion of energy drinks with alcohol and other substances among a sample of people who regularly use ecstasy', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 35, pp. 352 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12343

Sutherland R; Peacock A; Whittaker E; Roxburgh A; Lenton S; Matthews A; Butler K; Nelson M; Burns L; Bruno R, 2016, 'New psychoactive substance use among regular psychostimulant users in Australia, 2010-2015', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 161, pp. 110 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.01.024

Sutherland R; Sindicich N; Entwistle G; Whittaker E; Peacock A; Matthews A; Bruno R; Alati R; Burns L, 2016, 'Tobacco and e-cigarette use amongst illicit drug users in Australia', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 159, pp. 35 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.10.035

Sutherland RA; Entwistle G; Breen C, 2016, 'Stimulant and depressant overdose among a sample regular psychostimulant users in Australia, 2007-2015', EDRS Drug Trends Bulletin, vol. July 2016, pp. 1 - 7, https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/ndarc/resources/EDRS%20July%202016_FINAL.pdf

Stafford JA; Sutherland R; Burns L; Breen C, 2016, 'The 2016 EDRS key findings: A survey of people who regularly use psychostimulant drugs', EDRS Drug Trends Bulletin, vol. October 2016, pp. 1 - 5, https://dlnstorage.blob.core.windows.net/drt101/1823/edrs-october-2016_final.pdf

Sutherland R; Sindicich N; Barrett E; Whittaker E; Peacock A; Hickey S; Burns L, 2015, 'Motivations, substance use and other correlates amongst property and violent offenders who regularly inject drugs', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 45, pp. 207 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.01.034

Lancaster K; Sutherland R; Ritter A, 2014, 'Examining the opinions of people who use drugs towards drug policy in Australia', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 21, pp. 93 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09687637.2013.838211

Sutherland RA; Burns L, 2014, 'The Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System: A comparison of GLB and heterosexual participants', EDRS Drug Trends Bulletin, vol. April 2014, pp. 1 - 5, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/ndarc/resources/EDRSapril2014.pdf

McKetin R; Dunlop AJ; Holland RM; Sutherland R; Baker A; Salmon AM; Hudson SL, 2013, 'Treatment outcomes for methamphetamine users receiving outpatient counselling from the Stimulant Treatment Program in Australia', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 32, pp. 80 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00471.x/pdf

McKetin R; Sutherland R; Bright DA; Norberg MM, 2011, 'A systematic review of methamphetamine precursor regulations', Addiction, vol. 106, pp. 1911 - 1924, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03582.x/full

Sutherland R; Burns LA, 2011, 'Driving behaviours among people who inject drugs in South Australia, 2006-2011', Drug Trends Bulletin, vol. December, pp. 1 - 6, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/all/shared_files/ndarc/resources/IDRS%20Bulletin%20Dec11.pdf

Reports

Sutherland R; Baillie G; Memedovic S; Hammoud M; Barratt M; Bruno R; Dietze P; Ezard N; Salom C; Degenhardt L; Hughes C; Peacock A, 2020, Key findings from the 'Australians’ Drug Use: Adapting to Pandemic Threats (ADAPT)' Study, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5efbef7c8d821

Chrzanowska A; Gisev N; Price O; Sutherland R; Memedovic S; Degenhardt L; Farrell M; Peacock A, 2020, Tapentadol use and harms in Australia: Analysis of opioid sales data and sentinel survey data from people who inject drugs, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5ef15b883c0ac

Peacock A; Gibbs D; Barratt M; Bruno R; Sutherland R; Page R; Uporova J; Salom C; Hill P; Dietze P; Lenton S; Degenhardt L; Ezard N, 2019, Engagement in drug checking ('pill testing') and behavioural responses by people who use drugs in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5da4fbf1416b7

Gibbs D; Hughes C; Barratt M; Ezard N; Bruno R; Sutherland R; Griggs J; Salom C; Hill P; Dietze P; Lenton S; Degenhardt L; Peacock A, 2019, Illicit drug use and awareness of health and policing initiatives at Australian music festivals among people who regularly use ecstasy and other illicit stimulants, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5da508d7381bd

Gibbs D; Grebely J; Larney S; Butler K; Sutherland R; Starr M; Karlsson A; Uporova J; Degenhardt L; Farrell M; Peacock A, 2019, Self-report and serological HCV status amongst people who inject drugs in NSW and ACT, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, Drug Trends Bulletin August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d788a487ac61, https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/ndarc/resources/4.%20DBS%20and%20HCV%20self%20report%20bulletin.pdf

Sutherland R; Memedovic S; Degenhardt L; Farrell M; Peacock A, 2019, Tapentadol use among people who regularly inject drugs in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/tapentadol-use-among-people-who-regularly-inject-drugs-australia

Peacock A; Gibbs D; Sutherland R; Uporova J; Karlsson T; Bruno R; Dietze P; Lenton S; Alati R; Degenhardt L; Farrell M, 2018, Australian Drug Trends 2018: Key findings from the National Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/australian-drug-trends-2018-key-findings-national-illicit-drug-reporting-system-idrs

Peacock A; Gibbs D; Karlsson A; Uporova J; Sutherland R; Bruno R; Dietze P; Lenton S; Alati R; Degenhardt L; Farrell M, 2018, Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) Interviews: Background and Methods, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Peacock A; Gibbs D; Sutherland R; Uporova J; Karlsson A; Bruno R; Dietze P; Lenton S; Alati R; Degenhardt L; Farrell M, 2018, Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews: Background and Methods, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney


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