Pandemic makes youth addiction help harder

Youth addiction treatment problems

DINA GETOVA The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on youth drug and alcohol treatment, with self-isolation and safety restrictions making it more difficult for young people to seek help.   COVID-safe restrictions imposed … [Read more...]

Alcohol and UFC a bad mix?

TORI ZEIDLER A recent brawl involving 50 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fans erupted outside Hurstville’s Ritz Hotel, where a fight between Connor McGregor and Nate Diaz was being broadcast live. It’s worth asking the question: do … [Read more...]

Drink driving shock over AFL long weekend

JAMES JUST A startling number of Victorian and Queensland motorists were found over the limit during the AFL long weekend last Monday. According to Victorian police statistics, 218 out of 1900 drivers tested positive after being pulled … [Read more...]

Omega-3 identifies more health benefits

MATT HARDIE Among its already numerous health benefits a new study has indicated that Omega-3 fish oil may ward off alcohol related dementia in abusers. The Loyola University Chicago School of Medicine conducted the research giving rats the fish … [Read more...]