Activate Study

Randomised Control

Randomised Control

A randomised control trial investigating the efficacy of Behavioural Activation Treatment for Co-occurring Depression and Substance Use Disorder.

Activate Study Team

The Team

The Activate Study is being run by a team of researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research, University of New South Wales, within the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance use.



The project is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Further Information

Get in touch

Get Involved

This website is primarily a resource for the research team. A more detailed description of the Activate study is available at the University of New South Wales, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre project site. If you want to be involved in the Activate Study or have any other queries, please contact the research team via email at

Get help

Need help now?

If you are in crisis, or feeling unsafe please phone Lifeline (13 11 14), the Salvo Care Line (9331 6000)  or 1800 011 511,  where you can be referred  to your local community mental health team. In case of emergency call 000, or present at your nearest Hospital Emergency Department.