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2016 NATIONAL DRUG STRATEGY HOUSEHOLD SURVEY: DETAILED RESULTS

2016 NATIONAL DRUG STRATEGY HOUSEHOLD SURVEY: DETAILED RESULTS

We wrote about the "National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016" (NDSHS) back in June, however since then the full results have been released. The NDSHS is Australia's largest population based survey of alcohol and other drug use. The 2016 results show a continued decline in young people's use of alcohol and other drugs. The survey showed that fewer young people were taking up smoking tobacco and furthermore, young people who were smoking were smoking less...

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A TRIP THROUGH THE GARDEN: PLANT BASED PRESENTATIONS

A TRIP THROUGH THE GARDEN: PLANT BASED PRESENTATIONS

There are a wide variety of substances occurring in the natural environment. Some plants and mushrooms have long histories of use in different cultures. Dovetail's Cameron Francis recently presented a webinar looking at some of the naturally occurring substances that clinicians may encounter in their work. In this presentation, Cameron covers DMT, magic mushrooms, mescaline containing cactus, opium poppies and datura with information on prevalence, effects ...

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