Lived experiences of drinking

New in our program of research is a project exploring lived experiences of people who continue to drink heavily despite significant health problems. This South Western Sydney Local Health District-funded project will investigate how people who experience health difficulties associated with alcohol consumption give meaning to their consumption, manage health conditions and view, and make…

Lived experiences of stigma and discrimination 

In recently conducted research, investigators have found that consumers of drug treatment and other health services in South Western Sydney experience stigma in a range of forms, and would benefit from more welcoming and supportive service.   SSAC team members Professor Suzanne Fraser and Dr Adrian Farrugia are busy finalising the project report for this…