Hester Wilson

BMed (Hons), FRACGP, FAChAM, General Practitioner, Alice St General Practice, NSW; Conjoint Lecturer, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

How stigmatising language affects people in Australia who use tobacco, alcohol and other drugs

Stigma communicated through words can affect people seeking help and undertaking treatment for their health issues.

Retention rates with monthly depot buprenorphine in general practice in Melbourne, Australia

Depot buprenorphine supported more than half of patients to remain in treatment, while allowing some flexibility in dose interval.