Latest addiction News

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?
Government Gambling with our Regions
Operation Typhoon nets significant results
Greens to Govt: Stand Strong Against Clubs & Pubs Hissy Fit over Gambling Reforms
Urgent reforms needed to prevent gambling harm when pokies return
Ground-breaking drug treatment facility for male prisoners opens
Social media use linked with depression, secondary trauma during COVID-19
NZ police arrest eight people in drugs and other items seized
Southern District search warrants
Young people leading way to good mental wellbeing
“Our youth are becoming nicotine addicted by something that tastes like
COVID pushing more people to ditch smokes, new study suggests
Penn State’s research expenditures top $1 billion mark
New app to help curb Indigenous ice use
Child neglect linked to teen pregnancy
Deceitful anti-smoking policy needs to be exposed
Taxing online sports betting, fantasy sports may help states cover pandemic losses
Australia unprepared for over-the-counter medical cannabis sales
Waikato Police target methamphetamine labs
More mental wellbeing services for young people in regions
Salvation Army rehabilitation and detox centre opens in Townsville
Corrections Dog Carrie noses out $48,000 drug haul
Greens plan to put community back at heart of Canberra’s community clubs
Pain research using virtual reality receives $A5 million from US Department of Defence
Urgent reforms needed to prevent gambling harm when pokies return in Kingston 8 September
Council joins calls for urgent reforms to prevent gambling harm in Brimbank
Stoic Venture Capital grows health portfolio
Salvation Army Celebrates 140 years in Australia and it started here in Adelaide
Misuse of Opioid Medications Can Lead to Addiction and Overdose
AWU says horticulture industry thinks it is above law and must be pulled into line
Alcohol-related assaults in NZ decline after restrictions on late-night alcohol sales
Wallabies legend Phil Kearns is ready to RESET for young people in crisis
COVID-19: Surge in Number of Cash-Strapped Australian’s Looking to Quit Smoking – Data
‘The love hormone’ – a new treatment for addiction?
Dark side of lockdown video gaming boom
New physical activity fund will make a significant difference to mental health outcomes
Fourteen arrested and drugs seized as part of Operation Brandish
Virtual Reality distracts kids from pain
Gambling frequency reduced during first wave of COVID
Voluntary Bonding Scheme 2021 Intake adds Professions and Locations
Driven to distraction
Funding to expand mental health support for Pacific peoples