Professor Nicole Lee
Nicole Lee is Director at leading alcohol and other drug specialist consultancy, 360Edge and Professor at the National Drug Research Institute. She is a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and other Drugs (ANACAD) and is Deputy Editor of the journal Drug and Alcohol Review. Nicole is Fellow of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT), serving on state and national committees for nearly 20 years, twice as National President. Nicole is a psychologist with 30 years experience in the alcohol and other drug sector, and provided key policy advice to state, commonwealth and international governments, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. She has published more than 100 journal articles, guidelines, chapters and books on alcohol and other drug treatment, and is a regular contributor to The Conversation.
About Professor Nicole Lee
PhD Psychology (1999) University of Queensland, Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Psychology) (1991) University of Queensland, Bachelor of Science (1990) University of New South Wales, Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Teaching) (2001) University of Queensland, Registered Psychologist, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (since 1992), Advanced Leadership Program, Women and Leadership Australia (2017), Company Directors Course, Australian Institute of Company Directors (2019).
Policy, Cannabis, Alcohol, Methamphetamine (ICE), Alcohol and drug related harm, Prevention, Media, Research, Co-morbidity, Drug use and mental ill-health
Small business, Workforce, Regional and remote communities, Educators, Medical
Children/youth, Men, Women, Veterans, Older persons, LGBTI people, Clinicians, Families
Recent Media Commentary
- COVID changed the way we use drugs and alcohol — now it’s time to properly invest in treatment
- Meth and Motherhood: A Look at Rural Australia’s Overlooked Addicts
- Pandemic boozehounds: Is our alcohol intake really up? Scarily so, for these people
- The COVID lockdown habits that are costing Australians hundreds of dollars a month
- 3CR - Enpsychedelia
- Tequila Might Make You Do Crazy Things — But Not For the Reasons You Think
- Alcohol and other drug use during lockdown
- Australians smoking less, doing more drugs
- Drive-in music festivals allow you to social distance. But what happens when you add drugs and alcohol?
- People who use drugs face unique challenges under hard lockdown. The government’s support is vital
Recent Published Work
- Stuart A, Baker AL, Denham, A., Lee, N., Hall, A., Oldmeadow, C., Dunlop, A., Bowman, J. and McCarter, K. (2019) Psychological treatment for methamphetamine use and associated psychiatric symptom outcomes: a systematic review. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, in press.
- Lee, N.K., Jenner, L., Harney, A., Cameron, J. (2018) Pharmacotherapy for amphetamine dependence: A systematic review. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, Volume 191 , 309 – 337.
- Cameron, J., Pidd, K., Roche, A., Lee, N., Jenner, L. (2018) A co-produced workplace alcohol and drug intervention: Implementation barriers and facilitators. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy. DOI: 10.1080/09687637.2018.1468871
- McKetin, R., Kothe, A., Baker, A. L., Lee, N. K., Ross, J. and Lubman, D. I. (2018), Predicting abstinence from methamphetamine use after residential rehabilitation: Findings from the Methamphetamine Treatment Evaluation Study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 37: 70–78. doi:10.1111/dar.12528
- Pidd, K., Roche, A., Cameron, J., Lee, N., Jenner, L. and Duraisingam, V. (2018), Workplace alcohol harm reduction intervention in Australia: Cluster non-randomised controlled trial. Drug Alcohol Review. doi:10.1111/dar.12660
- Lee, N.K., Jenner, L. & Ross, P. (2017) Beyond the tip of the iceberg: Responding to methamphetamine use. A guide for practitioners Melbourne: 360Edge.
- Ritter, A., King, T., Lee, N. (Eds) (2017) Drug use in society 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press.
- Lee, N.K. & Baker, A. (2017) Psychological interventions for drug use problems. In Ritter, A., King, T., Lee, N. (Eds) Drug use in society 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press.