Imprisonment of opioid-dependent people in New South Wales, Australia, 2000-2012: a retrospective linkage study
Louisa Degenhardt, Sarah Larney, Natasa Gisev, Judy Trevena, Lucy Burns, Jo Kimber, Marian Shanahan, Tony Butler, Richard P Mattick, Don Weatherburn
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health | WILEY | Published : 2014
We wish to acknowledge all data custodians for providing access to the datasets used in this study: the NSW Ministry of Health (PHDAS dataset); the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (ROD dataset); and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (NDI dataset). We are grateful for the expert advice received from Pia Salmelainen (NSW Health) regarding the PHDAS dataset and Jacqui Fitzgerald (NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research) regarding the ROD dataset. Funding for the work undertaken for this manuscript was provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). This project was also supported by a grant from the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) through the Criminology Research Grants Program. The views expressed are the responsibility of the author and are not necessarily those of the AIC. Louisa Degenhardt, Sarah Larney and Richard P. Mattick are supported by NHMRC Research Fellowships. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of NSW is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grants Fund. We also wish to thank the members of our Indigenous Reference Group: Michael Doyle, Anton Clifford, Megan Williams and Luke Bell.