The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

DAR Front CoverAre you conducting research on novel synthetic opioids?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Drug and Alcohol Review are calling for expressions of interest (EOI) for papers to be included in a Special Issue on “Understanding the emergence and impact of novel synthetic opioids and how to reduce associated harms”.  Our aim is that this Special Issue will provide empirical evidence on the following for novel synthetic opioids (e.g., fentanyl analogues, nitazenes): emergence of substances; market characteristics; patterns of use and broader contexts and drivers of use; harms from use; and individual and population-level strategies to reduce harms.
The EOIs are expected to be no more than 1-2 pages and are due by 5 August 2024, with outcomes advised within four weeks. If your EOI is accepted, papers will need to be submitted by 25 November 2024, and will undergo the usual peer review process.
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