Drug enforcement and the racial divide
Racism shapes the war on drugs, and we can't make black lives truly matter without major law reforms.
Mate, we need to talk
As we (hopefully) start to move out of the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, there's a variety of issues we need to retain in our conversations with, and about, men’s health.
Dispelling the myths
Melbourne is set to get its second safe injecting facility, but objections to them continue to overshadow the enormous public health gains made.
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.
Perfect storm: How fake news can be fatal
The spread of misinformation has striking parallels with the biological pandemic – and it, too, has cost lives.
Treating opioid dependence
Treatments for opioid dependence, such as methadone and buprenorphine, are effective. But some people who stand to benefit are missing out.
Missing the point
The recent controversy embroiling the Richmond injecting room is overshadowing its positive community impact.
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.
Time for decriminalisation
In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.
Bracing for the opioid tsunami
The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.
Medicine and pharmacy bridge the divide
A thunderstorm asthma scenario was the starting point of an innovative collaborative care initiative.
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.
Tracking border-related refugee deaths
Fifty people have died in Australian onshore and offshore detention facilities since March 25, 2000.
Podcast: Safe-injecting rooms and the law
How can they be legal while drugs are not?
Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Director, Monash University Centre for Data Science
PhD Candidate at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director of Pharmacy Education in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Research Associate, Health and Biofutures
PhD Candidate, School of Social Sciences.
Senior Lecturer, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Associate Professor of Sociology
Doctoral Researcher, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Lecturer, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
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
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Associate Professor of Criminology
Associate Professor of Criminology
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law