The use of cannabis is costing Australia $4.5 billion a year, mainly in the criminal justice system, according to a new report from drug and alcohol […]
Young Australians are less likely to over-indulge in booze and illicit drugs because they like to keep up appearances in their social media-sphere, according to a […]
More older Australians are drinking at “risky levels” as the Baby Boomer generation ages, Flinders researchers warn. The rise in problem drinking is coming up against […]
Workplaces have the potential to ‘prevent, ameliorate or exacerbate’ alcohol and other drug (AOD) use – even causing higher rates of stress and substance use. With […]
Apprentices in the construction industry are a high risk group for alcohol and other drug-related harm. They were also found to be at high risk of […]
Along with over-the-counter opioid medicines, the use of prescription-only drugs such as oxycodone, fentanyl and morphine is on the rise. From 1 February 2018, codeine-containing medicines […]
Western countries are sitting on a timebomb of health and social issues arising from drug and alcohol overuse among baby boomers – the generation that won’t […]
New Federal funding to tackle ice addiction could be a game changer in the battle against the destructive drug, according to drug addiction expert Professor Ann Roche.
The South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services Inc (SANDAS) and the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) will co-present a South Australian forum on methamphetamine use today.