360Edge CEO Professor Nicole Lee spoke to The Guardian and 7News about drink spiking and pubs and clubs.
Dr Nicole also spoke to the Sydney Morning Herald about drinking after COVID-19 infection and to ABC Mornings about “nangs”.
Nicole wrote two pieces in The Conversation, an explainer on how to cut back on alcohol and a review of the mixed evidence for Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous programs.
She was interviewed Radio National Drive, 2SER The Wire and others on her AA piece, on ABC Sydney Mornings on nitrous oxide or “nangs”, as well as ABC News TV and The Guardian on drink spiking.
The Article on how to cut back on alcohol was the most popular instagram story for The Conversation that week. And this month Nicole hit 3 million reads, making her the top read Curtin University author in The Conversation of all time.
CEO Professor Nicole Lee was on Mamamia’s podcast, The Quicky, to discuss reports of needle spiking at pubs and clubs.
Professor Nicole Lee spoke to Cathy Van Extel on ABC Radio National about alcohol in the workplace, following the shocking revelations of the Jenkins Review on sexual harassment and bullying in parliament.
Dr Lee was also recently on 3AW Drive speaking about proposals in the UK to remove passports and licenses from people who use drugs, as well as on 2SER discussing drink spiking in Australia.
In response to an inaccurate and stigmatising social media campaign by the Australian Federal Police, 360Edge CEO, Professor Nicole Lee and 360Edge Policy Consultant Jarryd Bartle wrote inThe Conversationabout evidence-based health promotion campaigns.
Dr Nicole discussed the ill-advised AFP campaign with Australian Doctor and was quoted on the topic in the Overland Journal.
Dr Nicole was also mentioned in an article for Independent Australia criticising Australia’s drug laws, provided some harm reduction advice in The New Daily about drinking after lockdown and spoke to Mamamia about drink spiking.
If your alcohol or other drug use has changed during the pandemic, especially if you have been in one of the lockdown states, 360Edge CEO, Professor Nicole Lee offers some harm reduction tips in The Conversation as venues and festivals start to open up again in earnest.
Professor Nicole Lee, spoke to ABC News about the use of psilocybin for therapeutic purposes.
Dr Lee and 360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle were also quoted in an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald about celebrities caught using cocaine.
Professor Nicole Lee, spoke to ABC Radio Melbourne about the Victorian Inquiry into the Use of Cannabis report and the regulation of cannabis.
360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle wrote for ZenFeed about changes in alcohol and other drug use in Australia as a result of the pandemic.
Professor Nicole Lee, spoke to The Culture Conversationabout our WorkWell program, supporting the implementation of evidence-based alcohol and other drug policy in the workplace.
Professor Nicole Lee spoke to the Sydney Morning Herald about ‘Dry July’ and other booze-free months.
Dr Nicole was also quoted in Rolling Stone Australia about treatment for methamphetamine-related problems.
Professor Nicole Lee and consultant Jarryd Bartle have provided an explainer in The Conversation all about our current understanding of ‘drink spiking’ in Australia. Dr Nicole spoke to WA Today on the topic.
Whilst recently in New Zealand, Dr Nicole also spoke to RNZ about methamphetamine related harms.
Professor Nicole Lee and consultant Jarryd Bartle have written about the proposal in the ACT for drug decriminalisation.
Professor Nicole Lee provided commentary for AOD Media Watch on media reporting regarding the use of psychedelics in mental health treatment.
Dr Nicole also spoke about the current evidence for psychedelic treatment in The Guardian.
Professor Nicole Lee discussed the benefits of reducing alcohol consumption as we head into the new year.
Professor Nicole Lee is in Croakey summarising the findings of our latest report: Exploring the place of alcohol and other drug services in the mental health system.
Dr Nicole also spoke to the Sydney Morning Herald about government plans to decriminalise the possession and use of drugs, as well as Australian Doctor about treatment for methamphetamine use.
Dr Nicole Lee has written in The Conversation about the changes in alcohol and other drug consumption during and why treatment needs funding now more than ever.
Dr Nicole also spoke to VICE about methamphetamine use amongst mothers in rural Australia as as The New Daily about alcohol use and women.
Dr Nicole Lee spoke to New Daily about what we know about alcohol consumption within the context of natural disasters.
Dr Nicole also spoke on 3CR’s Enpsychedelia program about the impact of the pandemic of drug markets.
Finally, Dr Nicole spoke to Discover Magazine about the effects of different alcoholic drinks on behaviour.
Dr Nicole Lee spoke to 3CR about alcohol and other drug use during lockdown.
Whilst 360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle provided commentary on the use of policing during the pandemic.
Much of this month was spent responding to the findings of the National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019, with 360Edge Director, Professor Nicole Lee being interviewed by Triple R, Country News, AAP, The Daily Telegraph and The New Daily.
Dr Nicole co-authored a piece in The Conversation with Dr Monica Barratt on the risks associated with ‘drive-in music festivals‘.
Dr Nicole also co-authored an article piece in The Conversation with Professor Suzanne Nielson, on the impact of Melbourne’s “hard lockdown” of public housing on people who use drugs.
Finally, Dr Nicole spoke to The Green Fund on the likelihood of cannabis legalisation in Australia.
Professor Nicole Lee, was a guest on 3CR’s Radical Philosophy program about illicit drug use and COVID-19.
Dr Nicole also spoke to The New Daily about Amazon Australia’s proposed alcohol delivery service and joined RTRFM to discuss potential alcohol-related problems during the coronavirus lockdown.
Dr Nicole and 360Edge Research Consultant Brigid Clancy were also in The Conversation writing some tips for people “getting back on the beers” after lockdown.
Professor Nicole Lee continued to speak about concerns regarding alcohol consumption whilst in quarantine including the Brisbane Times and the Sydney Morning Herald.
Dr Nicole was also a guest on Global Drug Survey’s Corona Conversations – explaining the impact of the pandemic on the Australian alcohol and drug sector.
360Edge legal expert Jarryd Bartle provided a guest blog for Sydney Drug Lawyers on the relationship between methamphetamine and the criminal justice system.
Dr Nicole Lee was reported in a variety of media outlets about the impact of the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders on drinking habits, including ABC News, Sydney Morning Herald and The Daily Mail.
Dr Nicole also spoke to Crikey News about the potential impact of the pandemic on overdoses, dependence and treatment.
Dr Nicole spoke to ABC News about gaps in drug rehabilitation services for women. In particular, Dr Nicole highlighted some of the specific needs of women for additional mental health, family and parenting support
Dr Nicole wrote a review in The Conversation for the new film ‘Wild Butterfly’ – the story of Claire Murray, a woman who died in 2010 at just 24 years old after complications from a failed liver transplant. The story raises questions of trauma, substance use and blame culture.
360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle wrote an article for Sydney Criminal Lawyers on how to tell your family you’ve been charged with a crime.
Dr Nicole was also interviewed on Triple J’s Hack on whether ‘breaking the seal’ when drinking alcohol is a real thing (it’s not).
Dr Nicole on SBS talking cannabis legalisation in the ACT
360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle was also in The Conversation recently with Dr Stephen Bright to discuss fresh cannabis laws in The ACT.
Dr Nicole and Brigid also wrote for The Conversation. Covering the issue of hangovers, blackouts and ‘hangxiety’.
Dr Nicole again in The Conversation on the new draft alcohol guidelines
Dr Nicole was interviewed on The Wire to discuss pill testing in NSW. She was also interviewed on FBI Radio discussing drug testing of welfare recipients and NSW lockout laws.
Dr Nicole was also interviewed on ABC Breakfast to discuss Ice Training in Mildura (begins 40 minutes in).
360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle was interviewed on 3AW about implementing a safe injecting facility in St Kilda.
Dr Nicole also discussed the lack of evidence support drug testing of welfare recipients in The Conversation.
Nicole was on ABC Mornings Live and 2SER discussing drug testing of welfare recipients and was quoted in the New Daily on the same topic. Nicole also discussed drug rehab funding on ABC’s The World Today and discussed pill testing at festivals for the Daily Telegraph.
Nicole on Radio Adelaide discussing pill testing, on talkRADIO UK on drug deaths, and SBS Radio Serbia discussing festival deaths.
360Edge Consultant Jarryd Bartle on drug testing welfare recipients in News Ltd and on the history of methamphetamine in 10Daily.
Dr Nicole’s response to ABC’s Australian Story on Shalom House
Nicole Lee on The ABC’s ice wars documentary is overblown and unhelpful
Watch Dr Nicole in the ABC documentary ‘Ice Wars’