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Ice Addiction – When people around the world visualize Australia; they think of kangaroos, the rugged Outback, the Sydney Opera House, and the wonderful climate. Nobody associates the Land Down Under with methamphetamine addiction – unless, of course, you live there.
Methamphetamines (also known as meth, ice, or crystal) have scourged the continent. It’s a major issue for Aussies and research shows the problem is on the rise. Meth addiction is so bad in Australia, those in leadership are calling it an epidemic and have taken swift action to address increasing ice use across the commonwealth.
Here are some staggering Ice Addiction statistics that will make your head spin:
The ice problem in Australia is so problematic, in April 2015, the commonwealth’s government put together the National Ice Taskforce to take necessary action to combat increasing methamphetamine use in Australia. The taskforce’s recommendations included prevention through education, treatment for addicts who have a methamphetamine addiction, and law enforcement actions that reduce supply across Australia.
Despite sincere efforts from community leaders, law enforcement officials and the taskforce, however; the taskforce reports that ice addiction is still prevalent across Australia and that addiction continues to spread.
According to the National Ice Taskforce, the ice epidemic continues to impact Australia in the following ways:
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