Drug Use

Short Sport, March 1, 2013

Former Arsenal footballer Tony Adams has revealed professional cricketers are receiving treatment at his Sporting Chance Clinic, in the wake of the inquest into the death of Tom Maynard.

Friday, 1 March, 2013, 4:53am

Lance Armstrong considering drug confession, reports claim

Lance Armstrong

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping, is deciding whether to admit he used performance-enhancing drugs, The New York Times reported yesterday.

6 Jan 2013 - 2:35am

Curiosity, friends fuelling young drug use

About half of young drug abusers said curiosity prompted them to try drugs for the first time, a survey has found. About an equal percentage said invitations by friends were a factor, while 27 per cent cited a fascination with friends' experiences.

28 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Free health checks to jolt young drug users

Bid to scare abusers with signs of damage

Young users of illegal drugs will be offered free medical check-ups next month in a new approach to encourage them to seek early treatment.

23 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Heep Yunn debaters win trip to US

Heep Yunn School beat 42 local and Macau secondary schools to win the Inter-School English Debating Competition - Hong Kong and Macau.

The theme of the competition was anti-drug abuse.

23 May 2006 - 12:00am

Alarming increase in young abusers

DRUG abuse is growing at a rate of around 50 per cent a year with an alarming increase in the number of younger people seeking help for soft drugs, a drug welfare organisation warned.

The number of men attending Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers centres for the first time increased 42 per cent - from 505 in the 1992/93 financial year to 716 in 1993/94.

10 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Small minds alter drugs debate

I AM neither for nor against decriminalising soft drugs like cannabis. However, it amuses me greatly to see the extent to which we in this small society can demonstrate the ability to possess amazingly small minds.

14 Aug 1994 - 12:00am