Latest addiction News

Overcoming stigma is key to overcoming gambling addiction
Digital Switch – raising awareness of more positive way
To fight climate crisis, we need our forests standing
Mental Health Day 2021
Significant psychological toll from COVID lockdown for people with histories of mental illness – study
Man arrested and drug crop located in Ravenhall
Cancer Council welcomes new laws aimed at reversing crisis of e-cigarette use in young Australians
New vaping laws start in confronting nicotine pandemic poisoning our children
Mental health stocktake shows strong progress
Nomophobia and illegal use of mobile phones on Australian roads
Queenslanders to have their say on alcohol & drugs
Victoria Police launch five-year strategy to tackle drug related harm
Dads play an important role this festive season
Operation Hare sees drugs seized and three arrested
Creativity during COVID-19
Making users crims doesn’t help anyone
Oxycodone-related ambulance presentations are more likely to be women and those with mental health issues
How does Christmas Impact Vulnerable Young People?
Drugs and cash seized after search warrants in Queenstown
Briefing to New Zealand’s Minister of Health
Eliminating most homelessness is achievable. It starts with prevention and housing first
Sustained drop in gambling frequency since pubs and clubs re-opened
Shameful superfood: hidden cost of Australia’s blueberry bonanza
Pubs had no beer but Aussies didn’t drink more at home
Hamilton search warrants target Waikato Mongrel Mob
Progress on pay equity for DHB staff
Warning: Fentanyl-related substances in heroin and cocaine
New CBT degrees to help address inequality in New Zealand
Uniseed member universities have more than half of patents from Australian research organisations
Screen Australia and SBS take Digital Original series Iggy & Ace into production
NZ police arrest two after methamphetamine investigation in Waikato
ACON Condemns Introduction of Mandatory HIV Testing Laws in NSW
South Burnett detectives close down major drug network
NZ police arrest two in synthetic cannabis seized in search warrant
Naloxone To Save More Lives Under Amended Drug Law
NZ police make arrest after methamphetamine, firearms, seized at Lake Hāwea property
Pushing away your poison: New form of brain-training helps prevent relapse after alcohol treatment
NZ police open dedicated Asset Recovery Unit office in Northland
Heart Foundation welcomes Star Casinos going smoke-free indoors
NSW pollies make princely expenditures while taxpayers struggle
Lasting lockdown habits: a new digital consumer?
SSI selected to deliver a multicultural service to address gambling harm in Victoria
Dramatic escalation in opioid use over a decade revealed
Lawyers urge decriminalisation of cannabis use in Victoria
Suspect Target Management Plan III, NSW
$2.4 million mental health unit for Bandyup Women’s Prison
National survey shows that 3 in 4 Australians’ mental health and wellbeing has been impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
Netflixs Social Dilemma highlights problem with social media, but whats solution?