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ABC Radio National’s “The Health Report” substance use feature episode

Jan 28, 2022

Protecting kids from drug and alcohol misuse; the relationship of alcohol in pregnancy and kids later use; drinking culture and avoiding the pressure to drink

ABC Radio National’s “The Health Report” hosted by Norman Swan recently aired an episode featuring four AOD related stories that aired during 2021. It includes researchers from The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use on “What parents can do to prevent kids misusing alcohol and drugs” and  “What can the brain tell us about teenagers more at risk of substance use?” along with stories on anxiety and alcohol use and the impacts of alcohol in pregnancy.

Listen to Radio National’s Health Report Substance Use episode  (28 minutes)