The National Drug Strategy Household Survey has revealed the Australian community’s support for a new approach to drug use and addiction.
Penington Institute’s acting CEO David Grant says the survey’s findings […]
Data released today by the ABS has highlighted the terrible extent of Australia’s ongoing overdose crisis.
Penington Institute’s acting CEO David Grant says the increasing number of drug related deaths in […]
Australia recorded the highest number of drug-induced deaths since the late 1990s, with the death rate steadily increasing over a decade and now at 7.5 deaths per 100,000 Australians – […]
The latest data, prepared by the ABS for the Penington Institute and revealed earlier this month, shows amphetamines now claim almost as many lives as accidental alcohol overdoses, thanks to […]
BUNDABERG has been identified as one of the worst regions for fatal drug overdoses as the drug scourge continues to destroy families and take hold of the most vulnerable in […]
Australia’s drug overdose crisis is escalating and regional areas like the Murraylands and Mallee are at the forefront of the epidemic.
Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2017, produced by the Penington Institute, revealed […]
WHAT better measure of how successful our approach to drugs is there than counting the number of people who die accidentally as a result of a drug overdose?
It’s a […]
Fentanyl, a dangerous drug 100 times more potent than pure morphine is at the forefront of Australia’s drug overdose crisis. Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2017 has revealed that diverted fentanyl, […]
On 31 August communities around Australia from Alice Springs to Tamworth will come together to observe International Overdose Awareness Day. The day is an important day of reflection for friends […]
As people from across the world come together to observe International Overdose Awareness Day the sad reality is that the death toll from drug overdose continues to rise around the […]
The urine and saliva tests for new welfare recipients became the biggest story for the government coming out of the federal budget earlier this year, despite similar programs being abandoned […]