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Talking To Your Kids To Keep Them Drug Free

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While drugs can take their toll on both physical and mental health for young and old, teenagers are … Read More »

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More women dying from accidental drug overdoses than in road toll

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

“The number of middle-aged women dying from accidental overdose has more than doubled in a decade and women … Read More »

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5 Things Families Can Do To Stop The Rise Of Meth

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Recent news of former NSW premier’s daughter Harriet Wran being charged with murder is another illustration of Australia’s growing … Read More »

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The Perfect Storm: Alcohol, Drugs, And Depression

Posted on by Shridevi

Robin Williams’ death earlier this week has unleashed an outpouring of grief. It’s undeniable that Williams brought much … Read More »

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Five Myths About HIV In Australia‏

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Australia had a quick and effective response to HIV at the start of the epidemic. Some 30 years … Read More »

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They Know More Than Me

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“They know more about drugs than I do …”  Paul Dillon Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia … Read More »

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Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

“This is a major concern. Antipsychotics are strong drugs with serious side effects such as obesity, diabetes and … Read More »

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One in 13 US schoolkids takes psych meds

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

More than 7 percent of American schoolchildren are taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral difficulties, … Read More »

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Casual marijuana use linked to brain abnormalities in students

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important … Read More »

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ADHD: Diagnosis may be a distraction from the truth

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

Chicago doctor Richard Saul argues in his deliberately controversial book ADHD Does Not Exist, which has just been … Read More »

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