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Busy Students Turning to Prescription Drugs

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

When university student Jen* faced a seven-hour shift at work after a night of socialising, she turned away … Read More »

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Novel Forms of ‘Smoking': ‘Shisha’ and E-cigarettes

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Since the introduction of national tobacco prevention programmes in the 1980s, Australia has experienced declining rates of youth smoking, with the … Read More »

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Alcohol a Bigger Problem than Ice, Says Jeff Kennett

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

Former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett has questioned what Tony Abbott’s ice taskforce will achieve and appealed for “courageous” … Read More »

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Legal Highs – A Look at the Growing Use of Synthetic Drugs

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In recent years, hundreds of new synthetic recreational drugs have emerged – drugs that neither the general public … Read More »

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Why Do Meth Addicts Appear to Age So Rapidly?

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By now, most of us have seen the shocking before and after pics of people addicted to methamphetamines. … Read More »

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Neuroscience Has Proved That P0rn is Literally Making Men’s Brains More Juvenile

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Scientists are now seeing that continued exposure to porn gives the brain an unnatural high—something it literally isn’t … Read More »

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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

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“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

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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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