Mental health is a complex and often overlooked area of medicine and psychiatry which can have enormous ripple effects on the individual and their families. This blog looks at the interaction and treatment of bipolar conditions and addiction to drugs and alcohol. However, please be under no illusion, this information is no substitute for [...]
Australia to ban over-the-counter codeine The Australian government have banned over the counter codeine prescriptions as of February 1st 2018. This measure is sure to reveal a whole new class of addict. It is very likely that some people will not even realise they are addicted. Only when they have no supply and feel [...]
** UPDATE 14/7/2016 ** We are please to say that we have filled our short list of participants for a documentary about addiction and recovery and we look forward to seeing the finished product later this year.
Sometimes in addiction we feel as if we have been dealt a bad hand; the truth is things could be far worse. We Won’t Let Addiction Define Us The Hader Clinic are organising a ‘Kokoda Walk for Recovery’. To pay our respects to those who had it truly hard, this October we will be walking [...]
“I was on my way home from work alongside hundreds of other commuters; the peak time train ride from Melbourne City back to Ringwood. Those of us who were Ringwood bound set foot off the train, and I made my way to my connecting bus stop. There were two kids at the bus stop, I [...]