Mental health in the Latrobe Valley has declined as crime rates have grown. NICHOLAS DUCK reports.
A Melbourne father watched his son suffer an ice overdose earlier this year. Now, he is pushing the government to consider involuntary drug rehabilitation for adults.
Pediatrician Mark Nethercote found himself on the other side of the doctor’s desk when he and his wife went through IVF, and then wrote about the experience. OLIVER KAY spoke to him after an appearance at the Ballarat Writers’ Festival last weekend.
Victoria’s new thunderstorm asthma warning system has been working hard, as a Coroner’s inquest looks into the deaths of 10 people from the condition last year. BILAL AHMED SYED.
A cap with a built-in stopwatch for pharmaceutical bottles may be the key in curbing Australia’s increased rates of prescription drug abuse. LAURA McFADZEAN reports on the next step in the battle against the widespread misuse of medication.
VCE student Bethany Robertson was taking 30 prescription tablets a day to treat her chronic fatigue, anxiety and depression. NELL O’SHEA CARRE discovers what finally worked.
Take one look at Alice Gibson and her partner Peter and you wouldn’t notice anything out of the ordinary. But in the past few years their lives have taken quite an unexpected turn. They talked to RILEY GLACKEN
Some doctors make it too easy for university students to get access to Ritalin, which is popular as a study drug. ELIZA GALBRAITH reports.
The lack of sleep is one of a number of factors that can exacerbate mental health issues for students. DAMIEN NGUYEN talks to students about their sleep habits, and gets some advice.
Food poisoning affects millions of Australians every year, and one of the most dangerous forms is Listeriosis. AMELIA LIM reports