Drug and Alcohol Review

Addiction

It's often family to the rescue during opioid ODs

(HealthDay)—The tragic scenario has become far too familiar: A mother, a father or a sibling discovers the lifeless body of a loved one who has overdosed on opioids.

Health

Young and sober: Drinking on the wane for Australian teens

Drinking among Australian teenagers has declined sharply in the past two decades, with parents less likely to supply kids with booze and youths increasingly conscious of their health, researchers said Friday.

Addiction

Wastewater study flushes out drug habits

In the first wastewater study of drug use in New Zealand, methamphetamine was the most commonly detected illegal drug in Auckland.

Health

Profiting from the harm caused by alcohol

New research from the International Alcohol Control study, coordinated by Massey University, demonstrates the extent to which the alcohol industry relies on harmful use of alcohol to make money.

Health

Aussies hide attempts to cut back on booze

New research from the University of Adelaide has highlighted the social pressures Australians experience when they try to stop or reduce their alcohol consumption.

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