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Sharon Matthews

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17 Aug 2015
347

New research has revealed ice-related ambulance attendances in Victoria continue to rise.

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According to Turning Point’s latest Alcohol and Drug-Related Ambulance Attendances Report (0) , regional Victoria continues to increase at a rate higher that metropolitan Melbourne.

In regional Victoria,...

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8 Aug 2014
209

With public drinking laws proliferating across urban areas over the past 15 years, this project evaluated the implementation of these laws, their effectiveness, and their impact on a range of target groups including police, residents, traders, local health and welfare workers, and potentially marginalised groups....

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1 Nov 2012
140

This report looks at the harms associated with alcohol consumption in the context of major sporting events which were explored in terms of general patterns, gender and age patterns. A range of alcohol-related harms were considered, including acute intoxication requiring medical attention, assaults, and motor...

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24 Jan 2012
325

This study, conducted by Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Centre and Eastern Health, provides evidence that acute intoxication increased numbers of injuries due to assaults and traffic accidents on public holidays and other major celebratory events and rises in incidents on the day before.

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30 Dec 2011
330

Harms associated with alcohol consumption in the context of public holidays and social events were explored in terms of general patterns, gender patterns and age patterns.

A range of alcohol-related harms were considered, including acute intoxication requiring medical attention, assaults, and motor vehicle accidents....

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