Use of illegal substances (e.g., heroin) and of medicines outside the bounds of a doctor’s prescription (e.g., pharmaceutical opioids) can lead to a range of harms.
Recent increases in methamphetamine have been associated with a rise in methamphetamine-related harms, not only for those who inject, but for people who smoke the substance
This poster was presented by Dr Katinka van de Ven at the NADA Conference 2018: Exploring therapeutic interventions on 7 and 8 June 2018.
During early adolescence, alcohol use most commonly occurs in parent-supervised family contexts.
Adolescent alcohol use is a major cause of preventable disease burden, and injuries and death.