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Addiction Treatment Research Interest Group (ATRIG)

NOTICE:: On 17 April 2015 ATRIG was dissolved as an incorporated society and will no longer carry on its operations. The information on this page will remain in the interim.


 
ATRIG is an Incorporated Society and held its inaugural meeting at "The Long and the Short of Treatment for Mental Disorders" conference in Christchurch in July 1996. The goals of the society are:
  • To foster interest in scientific research on treatment of people with addiction related problems in Aotearoa/New Zealand;
  • To disseminate and promote research findings related to effective treatment of people with addiction related problems in Aotearoa/New Zealand;
  • To support the development of improved treatment services for people with addiction related problems in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Young or Emerging Researcher's Award

This award is for the best oral or poster research presentation at the Cutting Edge conference by a young (35 or under) or emerging researcher:

  • 2013 - Te Utuhina Manaakitanga Trust Rangatahi Service - oral presentation "Illegals to legals"
  • 2012 - Sheridan Pooley, CADS, Auckland - oral presentation Using suboxone for opioid withdrawal: What do clients think?"
  • 2010 - Karen Faisandier, Massey University, Palmerston North - poster presentation What does attachment have to do with 'out of control sexual behaviour?"

New Zealand Treatment Research Monograph:
Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction

The Addiction Treatment Research Monograph is produced by ATRIG and contains summaries of research presentations from the annual Cutting Edge Conference.

Addiction Treatment Research News (ATRN)

The ATRN is published three times a year and provides the opportunity to write and read about current addiction treatment related research activities currently occurring in New Zealand and for pieces reflecting on the wider sphere of the international addiction treatment research literature. Regular contributions include an editorial, message from the ATRIG Chairperson, "I've Been Reading", NAC research update, Abacus update, contributions from Auckland University, and letters to the editor.

Any submissions to the Addiction Treatment Research News in the form of letters to the editor or articles are most welcome and can be sent to:
Klare Braye
Matua Raki
Wellington
Telephone: 04 381 6473
klare.braye@matuaraki.org.nz
 

Addiction Treatment Research Newsletter Archive (pdf format):

2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
 

Membership

Membership in ATRIG entitles you to the following:

  • Three issues of the Addiction Treatment Research news via email

The membership fee is $20 per calendar year. If you would like to become a member of ATRIG contact Lindsay Atkins or download a membership form.

 

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