Recent warnings of a rise in crystal methamphetamine ("ice") use in rural and remote Indigenous Australian communities should be heeded

Clough, Alan R., Fitts, Michelle, and Robertson, Jan (2015) Recent warnings of a rise in crystal methamphetamine ("ice") use in rural and remote Indigenous Australian communities should be heeded. Medical Journal of Australia, 203 (1). ii-iii.

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Abstract

[Extract] Recent surveys indicate growing disquiet among health professionals nationally about the use of "ice" in some Indigenous communities, but with no clear evidence, as yet, of a feared general surge in its use.

Item ID: 39364
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1326-5377
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2015 23:48
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111714 Mental Health @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health @ 50%
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