Epidemic Methamphetamine or “Ice” Addiction in Australia

Epidemic Methamphetamine or “Ice” Addiction in Australia

Australia has one of the highest rates of illicit methamphetamine use in the world and the highest use among English-speaking countries. Around 2.5% of Australians over 14 years – around half a million people – have used methamphetamine in the last year. This rate is three to five times higher than the USA, Canada (0.5%),…

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Alcoholism Problem in Australia

Alcoholism Problem in Australia

Alcoholism has been a serious problem in Australia, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Alcohol-related damages in Victoria alone costs $4.3 billion a year. Such damages include road accidents, crimes, and health problems, just to name a few. Alcohol-related harm is not limited to drinkers but also affects their families and the community. Domestic violence…

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