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THE 2016 YOUTH AOD CONFERENCE MELBOURNE 25-26 AUGUST

THE 2016 YOUTH AOD CONFERENCE MELBOURNE 25-26 AUGUST

The Australian Youth AOD Conference is in it's second year and more than ever seeks to engage with participants around practice, and demonstrate how their skills and compassion is valued by offering a range of topics, the chance to meet their colleagues, and celebrate the unique work done in this field. This year's conference will focus on both the personal and structural conditions that impact on young people. Day One will present a range of perspectives o...

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CANNABIS USE IN PEOPLE WITH PSYCHOSIS

CANNABIS USE IN PEOPLE WITH PSYCHOSIS

An article has been published in The Lancet Psychiatry titled "Continued versus discontinued cannabis use in patients with psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis". The authors looked at 24 studies that included 16 565 participants. They found that people who were diagnosed with psychosis and continued to use cannabis had a greater increase in relapse of psychosis than those who ceased cannabis use. The people who continued using cannabis a...

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