W-18 promised to be a potent, less addictive pain killer, but the dangerous drug has found its way into the hands of consumers in search of a cheap and lega
The ACC says it has seen evidence of W-18 entering Australia, but NDARC research hasn't found any evidence of its use to date. Has anyone seen or heard of it's presence (and use) here? See recent coverage of US concerns about the potential impacts of the drug and the obvious increased risk of overdose: http://sco.lt/8jbDOr.
Going out for a few drinks on the Central Coast is gettingshy safer, with new figures showing plummeting assault rates in pubs and clubs across the region.
While the alcohol industry obviously has an interest in promoting alternatives to lockouts, measures such as violent patron bans can make a meaningful contribution to reducing alcohol related violence in venues and entertainment precincts.
The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to painkillers.
There is a long history of people using cannabis to self-medicate in response to a wide range of health concerns. There are clearly risks associated with self-medication, but it's common practice. For the record, we would always advocate for people seeking professional advice about how to make changes to their AOD use.
People trying to help family members deal with ice addiction are seeking more support People asked questions about what they could or should do at a forum in Frankston in southern Melbourne last nig
If you're in the Frankston area and are looking for change in your methamphetamine (or other drug use), our free South East Catalyst program in Narre Warren might be able to help. See our website (http://www.regen.org.au/catalyst) or call our team in Narre Warren for details (03 9704 1220)
The New Zealand Psychoactive Substances Act 2013 (PSA 2013) was never world leading drug reform, as frequently claimed by drug reformers at the time and re-asserted in an article by one of the Act’s key flag bearers. It was however, ground breaking drug legislation, that succeeded in gaining unanimous support across New Zealand Parliament (apart from one independent … Continued
Julian Buchanan looks at some of the issues with the NZ legislation.
Thirty-eight per cent of practitioners are likely or highly likely to leave their jobs.
If mental health is 'unsexy', addiction medicine is an even less attractive option for doctors. The stigmatisation of AOD treatment services (and the people who use them) are a key factor in the chronic shortages of health professionals willing to provide AOD treatment in Victoria and nationally.
Mayor of Argentinian capital announces step until new drug laws in place after Time Warp festival left five people dead from overdoses and more in hospital
If the mayor is expecting new legislation to stop people using illicit drugs at such events, he's bound to be disappointed. Better to invest in evidence based harm reduction measures, necessary medical services and help people make informed decisions about their use.
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