The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction has warned of increased health risks if people resort to using more drugs and alcohol to cope […]
In Australia, more than twice as many people die from pharmaceutical opioid overdose than from heroin overdose. Many doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about their patient’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Flinders University program tackling the impact of drinking on Victorian workplaces has reduced incidences of binge drinking and coming to work hungover by more than […]
If knowledge is power, the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction’s (NCETA) new methamphetamine Knowledgebase could become one of the most important tools in the battle against ice addiction.
The cost to Australia’s economy of alcohol and other drug related (AOD) absenteeism has soared from $1.2bn in 2001 to more than $3bn, according to Flinders analysis being published today.