Dr Suzie Hudson

Dr Suzie Hudson is an accredited mental health Social Worker who has a PhD in public health and community medicine. With over 20 years’ clinical experience, she has worked, developed and managed alcohol and drug services both in Australia and overseas. Suzie is the Clinical Director at NADA, and provides clinical advice and consultation for NADA members, and contributes to policy and advocacy submissions. Suzie oversees the custodianship of NADAbase, provides advice and support regarding client outcomes and reporting, develops and delivers training on a range of clinical issues and treatment interventions. Working to enhance the capacity of the AOD treatment sector, Suzie also maintains a private counselling consulting and clinical supervision practice with a specialty in use of psychostimulants and related mental health and relationship issues.

About Dr Suzie Hudson

Organisation

Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA)

Job Title

Clinical Director

Qualifications

PhD in Public Health and Community Medicine

Topics

Mental health and wellbeing, Mental illness, Methamphetamine (ICE), Stigma, Research, Intervention, Co-morbidity, Trauma

Industries

Workforce, Alcohol and other drug treatment

Demographics

Children/youth, LGBTI people, Clinicians, Families, Alcohol and other drugs treatment seeking populations


Recent Published Work

  • Kelly, P., Robinson, L., Baker, A., Deane, F.P., Mcketin, R., Hudson, S. & Keane, C.A. (2017) Polysubstance use in treatment seekers who inject amphetamine: Drug use profiles, injecting practices and quality of life. Addictive Behaviours. 71
  • McKetin, R., Dunlop, A., Holland, R.M., Sutherland, R.A., Baker, A.L, Salmon, A.M & Hudson, S.L. (2013) Treatment outcomes for methaphetamine users receiving outpatient counselling from the Stimulant Treatment Program in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review 32:1 pp80-87.
  • Perez, P., Dray, A., Dietze, P., Moore, D., Jenkinson, R., Siokou, C., Green, R., Hudson, S. L., Maher & Bammer, G. (2009) An ontology-based simulation model exploring the social contexts of psychostimulant use among young Australians. International Society for the Study of Drug Policy
  • Dray, A., Perez, P., Moore, D., Dietze, P., Bammer, G., Jenkinson, R., Siokou, C., Green, R., Hudson, S. L., Maher. Are drug detection dos and mass-media campaigns likely to be effective policy responses (2009) International Journal of Drug Policy. 23/2 pp148-53.
  • SimAmph: an agent-based simulation model for explorng the use of psychostimulants and related harms amongst young Australians. (2009) Perez, P., Dray, A., Dietze, P., Bammer, G., Jenkinson, R., Siokou, C., Green, R., Hudson, S. & L., Maher.
  • Extending drug ethno-epidemiology using agent-based modelling. (2009) Moore, D., Dray, A., Green, R., Hudson, S. L, Jenkinson, R., Siokou, C., Perez, P., Bammer, G L., Maher & Dietze, P.
  • Maher, L. & Hudson, S.L. (2007) Women in the Drug Economy: A Metasynthesis of the qualitative literature. Journal of Drug Issues 37:4 pp805-826
  • Hudson, S. (2004) Illicit Drug Use: A New Approach to Intervention. Traffic 5. (pp. 79-90)
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