Cracks in the Ice: An Online Toolkit For Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction

Dr Steph Kershaw is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of...

Addiction and Codependency: Top 10 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love - Part 2

I’m hoping that Part One of this article got you thinking about some of the potential ways you may be enabling the addict in your life, so that you...

Addiction and Codependency: Top 10 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love - Part 1

We all know that addiction is rampant—it’s a horrific problem for far too many people, all over the world. And even though ‘addiction’ can take many...

Nearly a Third of Med Students Have Mental Health Issues

Discovery News, September 1 2015.

Comorbidity: mental health and substance use at Addiction 2015

Comorbidity (co-occurence) of mental disorders and substance use disorders is widespread and often associated with poor treatment outcome, severe...

The prevalence of cognitive impairment in rural substance treatment participants: The implications for treatment approaches

Cognitive impairment (CI) includes acquired or traumatic brain injury, intellectual disability or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)....

Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Drug and alcohol are related to 80% of mental issues. They are powerful chemicals able to change our pattern of thought and our behaviour. Most of us...