One thing I was told when I first got sober was to get rid of self-centred thinking. Sure – I wanted to help others –…

I always felt out of place as a child. I felt awkward in social situations and I was extremely self conscious. When I found drugs,…

The University of Sydney will soon be home to a world-first centre tackling substance use and mental disorders in young people. Headed by Professor Maree…

Insomnia among recovering addicts is estimated to be five times higher than it is among the general population. The insomnia itself then creates a higher risk…

TOPIC:  On the whole North Coast of NSW (ie. Mid North and Far North Coast) there are large numbers of young people disappearing off the…

‘Chains of addiction’, ‘addiction epidemic’, ‘reformed addict’ – coverage of drug issues in the media has long relied on negative clichés. In 2014 researchers based…

In this blog post, we offer you advice and guidance if a loved one is currently battling with an addiction to alcohol or drugs. If…