Where does Australia rank in world drug overdose death rates?

Out of 13 countries, Australia features near the top - and death rates are rising.
13 November 2018

Aussies are going potty for cannabis as a medicine

Back pain, anxiety and sleep problems top the list of health reasons people use the recreational drug
31 August 2018

7 facts about the rising opioid death toll

Three-quarters are linked to prescription drugs
20 August 2018

Why more doctors are firing their patients

There's no need to put up with bad behaviour, says medicolegal expert
07 March 2018

Why gabapentinoids are becoming the new opioids

Gabapentinoids are the new opioids when it comes to the potential for abuse, say addiction experts, and prescribers need to understand their risk profile.
22 February 2018

Loperamide abuse continues to cause concern

A recent stream of loperamide overdoses in the US has led the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a second safety alert in as many years and to call for changes to packaging.
01 February 2018