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Cannabis Use Disorder: Insights from Professor Nick Lintzeris  

Join addiction medicine specialist, Professor Nick Lintzeris, for a free webinar on the role of medicinal cannabis as a treatment approach for people living with cannabis use disorder. Professor Lintzeris’ experience is that agonist or substitution treatment can be effective for treating substance use disorders (for example, methadone, buprenorphine for opioid use disorder, nicotine for […]

Hydromorphone for Opioid Use Disorder: Insights from the Feasibility of Opioid Injecting Trial 

This webinar has ended. To watch a recording, click the Register for Webinar button. Penington Institute invites you to join us for a discussion featuring an expert panel on the trial of short-acting injectable opioid treatment – IV hydromorphone.  Supervised Injectable Opioid Treatment is a proven intervention designed for individuals with opioid dependence when conventional treatments […]

The Age: Melbourne remains nation’s heroin capital, snapshot of illicit drug use shows

Following the release of Report 21 of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program by the Ausralian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), Penington Institute CEO, John Ryan, spoke with Melissa Cunningham from The Age about the findings. John spoke about the overdose crisis in Australia, the issue of opioid substitution treatment (OST) programs not reaching those who […]