Tagged: drugs

Australia addresses methamphetamine problem with a taskforce

Some good news this morning in Australia as the Government announces the setting up of a new task force to address the the health, social and justice problems associated with methamphetamine use.

Assistant Health Minster, Fiona Nash, says that the mental health problems associated with ice  use in rural areas is increasing. It is timely to be addressing this matter now

More detail here:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-08/tony-abbott-announces-war-on-drug-ice/6376492

Shiny new text book – Mental health. A person-centred approach.

Shiny new text book - Mental health. A person-centred approach.

Received an advance copy of my new book today – smells new, looks shiny….. so pleased with the result and very chuffed to have worked with other mental health experts on this book – Nicholas Proctor, Helen Hamer, Denise McGarry, (Me), and Terry Froggatt. Available to the Public from January 2014. Link for more details direct from publishers – Cambridge University Press.