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SafeScript already saving lives

SafeScript is already saving lives and keeping patients with prescription medication addictions safe from harm. In its first two months, SafeScript has alerted doctors and pharmacists in western Victoria to almost 3,300 patients at risk of harm or overdose from visiting multiple clinics or pharmacies. Deaths caused by prescription medicine …

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Pure addiction

Use of cocaine and higher-purity forms of ecstasy and methamphetamine is increasing among samples of people who use drugs, according to the 2018 Drug Trends National Reports from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney. The Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS), which includes annual …

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