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Record $3.2 billion investment in WA’s health and mental health
Budget That’s Helping Families
Healthy Canberra Grants focus on vaping cessation and reducing alcohol-related harm
Help For Midwives
Compulsory income management doing more harm than good: Study
Did tightened PBS restrictions on opioid supply reduce their use in Australia?
Queensland Rolls Out Pill Testing Services
Bigger, Better Latrobe Regional Hospital Opens Its Doors
Cook Government creates dedicated Alcohol and Other Drug Office
Australia’s restrictive vaping and tobacco policies are fuelling a lucrative and dangerous black market
Mother’s little helper: interviews with Australian women show a complex relationship with alcohol
Anxiety drug pregabalin linked to rising number of deaths – here’s what you should know
NSW DRUG DIVERSION POLICY WELCOMED AS NEW DATA SHOWS 1 IN 5 AUSTRALIANS USE DRUGS
Meth use is declining in Australia – but the public still sees it as the most worrying drug
New bans to butt out smoking and vaping in public places
Cairns Big Health Build Takes Shape
Applications Open For Community Road Safety Funding
Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre ready for Operation
Aboriginal organisation to lead withdrawal service in the Kimberley
New Aboriginal youth mental health campaign
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Our Region, Our People: Meet Claudette
2023 was tough for many young people, but headspace research shows they are resilient
Rehabilitation services expanded to support people to overcome alcohol and drug dependency
Ipswich region benefits from new eating disorders service
New round of youth grants awarded in the NT to help minimise alcohol and other drug harms
5 reasons why climate change may see more of us turn to alcohol and other drugs
School leavers – let’s talk about sex
Creating a world-class social innovation precinct in city north
Delivering improved mental health outcomes for all Tasmanians
$5.5m for Deakin Research in 2024 ARC Discovery Project grant round
Collaborative Centre For Mental Health Leaders Announced
AIC rewards excellence in crime and violence prevention
The Transitional Alcohol and Other Drugs Project is recognised for its outreach counselling service for people with a history of involvement in…
Better Care Together: Improving outcomes for Queenslanders by enhancing mental health and alcohol and other drug services
New Head to Health service for Gladstone
Alcohol and other drug use more prevalent in non-car injuries: study
Statement on Significant Matters: Women’s Health Week
Applications now open for Territory youth grants program to prevent substance abuse
Building A World-Class Mental Health System For All Victorians
Reforms to improve patient care in mental health system
Glen for Women turning lives around
What happens in a ‘sobering up’ centre?
City centre youth space coming soon
Sobering Centre To Give Victorians Safe Place To Recover
Empowering remote community workers to respond to sexual violence
$5 million boost to tackle vaping in schools