The 5th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference will be held at the Sea World Resort Conference Centre, Gold Coast on Monday 13 – Wednesday…

For years heroin was known as Australia’s most dangerous drug. Cheap, accessible and highly addictive, the opioid destroyed countless lives across the nation. But now,…

The brains of Australian children are being irrevocably shaped and changed due to extensive time spent video gaming, experts warn. Speaking to 60 Minutes reporter…

SMS reminders sent to patients booked in to addiction treatment sessions significantly increase attendance rates, University of Queensland research has found. Dr Matthew Gullo, from UQ’s Centre for Youth…

As a family member, friend or carer, dealing with a loved one’s methamphetamine addiction can be difficult territory – what do you say? How do…

Methamphetamine and opioid use has become a problem in Australia, and a recent New South Wales parliamentary inquiry recommended urgent action for more substance treatment services, especially…

Addiction manifests itself in many ways: mentally, physically, physiologically, emotionally, behaviourally, and even spiritually. The days where addiction was limited to alcohol, sex and drugs…