Regulating opioid supply
New rules aim to curb opioid-related deaths in Australia. These changes are a step in the right direction, but we need to tread carefully to avoid unintended consequences.
Avoiding a deadly double
Maintaining or expanding addiction services is vital if we’re to avert a syndemic of opioid overdoses and COVID-19.
Sometimes when you say 'don't', people do
Politicians talking to the public about the coronavirus and their behaviour as if they were misbehaving children may be doing more harm than good.
Australian honours: awards received by the Monash community
In 2019, more than 180 people from the Monash community were recognised with an Australian honour.
Opioids – where to from here?
Opioids are among the most powerful analgesics available to medicine, but they have huge capacity to cause harm. In trying to solve one problem, is a bigger one being created?
Preparing the paramedics
A new report reveals alarming statistics regarding male self-harm, and how first responders feel ill-prepared to deal with patients in mental crisis.
Seeking justice, one click at a time
Internet vigilantism is on the rise, particularly in Asia. Although the risks are obvious, can this online people-power be harnessed to combat cybercrime?
The increasing perils of sport and recreation
Major trauma and deaths from sports such as cycling are increasing sharply, causing a significant healthcare burden.
Low back pain: we're treating it all wrong
Unnecessary treatments, tests and advice to rest are making the problem worse worldwide, when in reality sufferers should simply remain active.
Digging deep into big data
Eureka Prize-winning data mining techniques are being utilised in areas as diverse as drug use research and medicine.
Delving into ice psychosis
A new study has looked at why some crystal meth users are more likely to experience mental health problems than others.
Pokies, we have a problem
Poker machines are doing great harm, but the gaming industry's deep pockets means it's an issue that's unlikely to be solved any time soon.
Research Fellow, Critical Care Research
Director of Respiratory Medicine, Eastern Health Clinical School
Director, Monash University Centre for Data Science
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality Improvement (QI) at BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Director, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Professor and Head, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice
Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Director, Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Jamie Cooper, AO
Professor, Critical care research