Citalopram is a second generation, highly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) commonly prescribed for depressive mood disorders, and is one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressant in Australia.
Patterns of alcohol and drug use
In this review, the self-medication hypothesis is examined in relation to the development and chronicity of heroin dependence.
The Cannabis Cohorts Research Consortium (CCRC) is a collaboration which stemmed from the need to better address pressing questions about the relationship between cannabis, other drug use, life-course outcomes and mental health in children and young adults.
It is known that women experiencing homelessness are at high risk of unintended pregnancy (Gelberg 2007).
The young male same sex attracted population has been reported to have a suicide attempt rate 3-6 times higher than that found in the same age range in the non SSA population, and higher levels of mental health concerns.
Homelessness is a prevailing issue in contemporary Australian society and yet little is known about the social and economic costs to the individual and to the community.