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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 need them, the value of safe injecting rooms, and the importance of offering wraparound support for people in our communities who need it.

Read more:
https://www.theage.com.au/national/melbourne-remains-nation-s-heroin-capital-snapshot-of-illicit-drug-use-shows-20240312-p5fbw0.html

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