Rehab Reviews Australia

Unveiling the Dangers of Psychotropic Medications for Children

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The prescribing of psychotropic medications like benzodiazepines and stimulants for children has been on the rise, with these drugs being used as first-line treatments for various mental health disorders despite limited information on their efficacy in this age group. These medications work by altering levels of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine in the brain, … Read more

Informed Consent? Mental Health Medication For Kids

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An Australian Government key reform has consistently been to peruse a “National Evidence-Based Policy for Service Planning and Delivery” (Australian Government Response to Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities: Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services, 2015). In the past, general practitioners predominately prescribed psychotropic medications to treat mental health disorders, while pharmaceutical companies sponsor directly or … Read more

Unveiling the Dark Side: Unregulated Marketing of Alcohol and its Detrimental Effects on Society’s Youngest Minds

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Australia, the sixth largest country in the world, known for its remarkable landscapes and low population density (three people per square kilometre), is actually striving to save its citizens from alcohol and illicit drugs. Recent analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), the national agency for information and statistics on the country’s … Read more

The Cost of Sobriety: Ethical Reflections on Charging Exorbitant Fees for AA Attendance and Recidivism in Rehabs

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Many people experiencing a serious addiction problem require residential inpatient treatment. They may have already had many failed attempts at stopping or moderating their substance use addiction, or they need a circuit breaker so they can be removed from their current environment.  Residential rehab is the most severe form of intervention for the treatment of … Read more

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