More Australians Seek Alcohol Support Services After COVID-19

Posted on June 16, 2022 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

The products and practices of the alcohol industry drove a rise in alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. This has led more Australians to develop alcohol use problems. As a result demand for alcohol and other drug support services has soared in recent years. Support services cannot keep up with the current demand. Concerns rise that demand will increase even more in the future.
It is crucial that the Australian government prioritizes alcohol policy solutions to prevent and reduce the rising alcohol harms.

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