Young women poisoning themselves using painkillers

Those aged 15-24 years old have the highest rates of poisoning by pharmaceuticals in AustraliaThe majority of cases involve non-opioid analgesics and are the result of intentional self-harm, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has found.Its latest figures reveal an estimated 10,620 cases of hospitalisation involving poisoning of children and young people by pharmaceutical drugs in

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