Addiction

When to seek help after taking a pill

With more suspected drug-related deaths at festivals this summer, the debate around testing these illegal drugs to check their purity and for contaminants has flared up once more. But from a user perspective, when should ...

Addiction

Revellers ready for festival drug checks, study finds

A study of the attitudes and behaviours of young people at music festivals found that a majority were in favour of drug checking, and would reconsider taking a drug if they were aware of its contents.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research finds music festivals create good vibes

Attending music festivals could have a positive impact on the psychological and social well-being of young adults, according to University of Queensland researchers.