Insidious ice

YOUR editorial headlined “Circuit of ice addiction must be broken” is on the money.

No parent can �involuntarily rehabilitate their child� as Senator Jacqui Lambie said.

Without early intervention, the State’s mental health services and ER departments will be overrun with young people addicted to the nation�s most insidious drug.

There is a waiting list for in-community therapy and people are not selected on a first-come basis, more so if they are considered ready for rehab (because places are so limited).

More rehab is needed not less, more research is needed not less – success rates are low and most need rehab more than once.

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