Gold Coast Father Shares Incredible Comeback From Depths of Drug Addiction and Life of Crime

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Addiction EditorLeave a comment

Tama Wilson’s daughters know it all. “Everything’s been talked about,” he says of a tale of drugs and crime that would shock Ned Kelly, let alone three girls aged 16, 14 and 7. “Some of their questions have been tough … Continue reading

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Tassie in Grip of Ice Age

Posted on June 15, 2017 by Addiction EditorLeave a comment

Tasmanians are grappling with addiction to ice at an alarming rate, with the destructive drug now overtaking all other illicit drugs as the primary reason people seek help from a leading counselling service. New data from Holyoake in Hobart shows … Continue reading

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Taskforce Blaze to Continue Until January

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Addiction EditorLeave a comment

More than 10 tonnes of illicit drugs and chemicals used to make them have been prevented from hitting our shores and streets in the past 18 months by a joint Australian-Chinese taskforce. Announcing Sunday Taskforce Blaze will be extended to … Continue reading

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Controversial Drug Treatment Program Ice Breakers Gets Green Light From WA Government

Posted on June 2, 2017 by Addiction EditorLeave a comment

A drug rehabilitation program labelled “Mickey Mouse” by its critics has been given the green light by the State Government to run a two-year trial in Albany, Western Australia. WA Premier Mark McGowan announced $360,000 for a two-year trial of … Continue reading

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AMA Calls For ‘Mature Conversation’ Over Decriminalising Drugs to Reduce Harms

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Addiction EditorLeave a comment

The President of the WA branch of the Australian Medical Association says he will continue to push the debate over decriminalisation of drugs for personal use, despite authorities taking a strong stand against it. Dr Andrew Miller said alternative solutions … Continue reading

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