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.
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?
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.
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
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
PhD Candidate at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences