Latest addiction News

PSA calls for urgent meeting with Minister over extraordinary strain on mental health workforce
Carinity Chaplains Appeal: Prisoners born again through Christ
The Sick Quitter Effect: Alcohol health risks may have been underestimated
New Home For Drug Detection Unit In Milestone Year
NSW latest public health warning: severe opioid overdoses related to Nitazene use
Support for teachers to educate students on the risks of vaping
Millions take antidepressants for chronic pain – but there’s little evidence the most commonly prescribed drugs work
Local Legend Jules Haddock, Empowering Individuals
Consumers lack visibility and choice over data collection practices
Why gymgoers should be wary of using testosterone supplements to boost their gains
Carinity assisting Southport church showing compassion for disadvantaged
Improving support for mental health ED presentations
Bill expanding drug treatment orders to offenders with alcohol dependence tabled in Parliament
Study Shows How Excessive Drinking Affects Others
Study shows 20 per cent of Australians are harmed by others’ drinking
Labor’s $21.5 billion in taxes crippling the property sector
Guild Welcomes Funding For Pharmacotherapy Services
New research reveals young adults agree that vapes must not be available in retail outlets
CPSU Claims Win On Labour Hire And Contractor Crackdown
Insomnia medication shows promise in treatment for alcohol use disorder
We cannot afford to fail our youth on vape ban, AMA tells Senate
New survey shows most people who vape want to quit, and Bill before Parliament must be supported to end non-therapeutic vape sales
New data shows naloxone availability is improving but there is no time to lose for action on overdose prevention
Council to seek partnership to develop social housing on Purnell Road
Hold the line against industry pressure and ban vapes, AMA urges Senate
Understanding the misconceptions that young people have about vapes
Hydromorphone trial a smokescreen to distract from Labor’s outrageous decision to axe second injecting room
Vaping now more common than smoking among young people – and the risks go beyond lung and brain damage
Public health warning: severe opioid overdoses in Penrith area
NSW latest public Health Warning: Severe Opioid Overdoses in Penrith Area
‘Hospitals Playing Tetris’
Safe injecting room decision a ‘spineless captain’s call’ that will cost lives
Three Strikes Has Failed Before And Will Fail Again
Link between childhood maltreatment and adult substance abuse
More support for midwives to help mothers with alcohol and other drug use
Labor’s Coal And Gas Addiction Is Holding CQ Back
Mackay Youth Co-Responder Team Marks Three Years
Police Update: Arrests – Operation KAPOK
Major Health Interventions Expanded To People On Remand
Police Make Arrests – Operation Kapok – Palmerston
State Funeral To Honour Mr Leslie Jack Twentyman OAM
Closing Suicide Prevention Office among 134 job losses proposed at Health
Why cocaine is considered performance-enhancing for athletes, and why it matters when the athlete took it
Flu campaign reinforces the importance of vaccination
Arrest following search warrant, Redwood, Christchurch
Protection racket or fair medical model? Why the AFL’s illicit drugs policy is a necessary duty of care
Labor Can’t Be Trusted On Stamp Duty Reforms
$3 million boost for redevelopment of historic community facility