This statement updates the previous policy “From Hope to Science: Illicit Drugs in Australia” of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and is now jointly issued with the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). Since the release of “From Hope to Science: Illicit Drugs in Australia” in 2000, the RACP has established the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine in cooperation with the RANZCP. This statement is addressed to individuals and organisations in Australia and New Zealand involved in the development of policies and programs concerned with illicit drug problems; it is also intended as a guide to those in the wider community who are interested in learning more about this field.
|Royal Australasian College of Physicians
|Number of pages
|Place of Publication
|Sydney, New South Wales
|Published - 2005
Bibliographical noteDr Michael Baigent contributed to the section on Addiction Psychiatry.
This policy was prepared jointly by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)