Distress and pain key reasons for prescription opioid abuse
A study led by Monash University, Turning Point and Ambulance Victoria, shows distress and pain are the key reasons for opioid abuse.
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New report shows increasing rate of opioid-related harm in Victoria
A new report released by Monash University shows a growing number of Victorians are presenting to emergency departments with opioid-related harm.
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Opioid epidemic has reached Australia: study
Monash University research has found that 1.9 million Australian adults begin taking prescription opioids every year.