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Stigma related to illicit drug use is preventing some people from accessing the life-saving overdose medicine naloxone, new research shows La Trobe Professor Suzanne Fraser said naloxone is proven to …

Pay rise could ruin UK pharmacies; US pharmacy suspended over racehorse deaths; “stigma-free” pharmacy opens in San Francisco UK: A rise in the UK’s national living wage could spell “ruin” …

A Guild leader says improvements are needed to the way Australia offers opioid replacement therapy, following an article attacking pharmacists for perpetuating stigma Writing in 10 Daily, freelance journalist Katie …

Obstacles still blocking OTC naloxone supply in Australian community pharmacies  While over the counter supply of naloxone is currently allowed in Australia, new research suggests the opportunity is yet to …

Stakeholders say that chronic pain should be seen as, and treated like, any other condition. So why is chronic pain, and those who seek treatment for it, so stigmatised? Media …

Study finds Australian pharmacists are reasonably good with not stigmatising suicide, but more education is needed to aid in early interventions with at-risk patients  A new study has found that …

A new campaign by Lung Foundation Australia is asking for a fair go for all lung cancer patients, highlighting the stigma they can face More than a third (35%) of …

Policy around chronic pain must be strongly influenced by the voices of those who matter most – those living with chronic pain themselves AJP spoke to Jarrod McMaugh, Melbourne community …

Amcal General Manager Brian Tomlin has praised Supercars driver Jack Perkins for helping to destigmatise diabetes  Mr Perkins has also helped encourage those with the condition to live without embarrassment …

Is being overweight or obese really just a matter of personal responsibility – and if not, how can health stakeholders help people lose weight? Megan Haggan investigates Australian waistlines are …

Amcal Pharmacy has teamed up with Supercars driver Jack Perkins to offer Australians insight into how he manages his diabetes The partnership aims to provide more education around diabetes and …

Weight stigma and discrimination are more prevalent than discrimination due to sexual orientation, gender or ethnic background, new research shows The World Obesity Federation is calling for an end to …