Australians Trapped in Drug Menace

.

Australians Trapped in Drug Menace

A survey conducted in partnership with Fairfax Media in November sated that a large number of invisible Australians are drinking in a large amount. This habit of excessive drinking is causing lot of harm to them and others as well.

The survey was conducted on 6,605 Australians. The results of the survey disclosed the fact that 85% of them had consumed a minimum of one illegal drug in their life time. Among these illegal drugs, the consumption of alcohol was at the top.

A large number of them were found to be drinking at a level that will cause threat. Out of the total, 37% were found to have medium level of alcoholic consumption.

All the subjects were mostly Fairfax readers. Out of the total subjects, 61% were male and more than half of them were tertiary qualified. Around 61% of them were males with earnings of more than $100,000 yearly.

Dr .Adam Winstock, the founder of Global Drug Survey and a psychiatrist, said a similar amount of alcoholic consumption was discovered in the survey as in the former studies and surveys. He said there is a misconception about a person being alcohol dependent. He explained that people believe that the people who do not wake up in the morning without shaking and sweating are alcohol dependent and if they are not they are safe.

He rejected the perceptions and stated that a person is not able to make out if his behavior is abnormal or not if he is living in a group of heavily drunken people.


Latest News

PPIC’s Poll Reveals Californians Divided in Opinion on Climate Change Impacting
Chairman Says the Boeing Company May have to Move Some Operations Overseas if Ex
Facebook Second Quarter Earnings Surpass Analysts’ Expectations but Growing Expe
Overcharging Scandal Takes a Toll on Whole Foods Earnings
Yelp Trims Third Quarter Earnings Forecast Also Announces Departure of Its Chair
Solvay, the Belgian Chemical Group to Acquire U.S. Cytec for $5.5 billion
Reports Say Amazon Suggests Dividing Airspace into Zones for Delivery Drones
Federal Reserve Expected to Stay Focused on Rate Hike Plan in September
Oil Prices Drop Near Four-Month Low as Supply Glut and Chinese Economy Increases
Reportedly A.G. Lafley to Pass Reigns of P&G CEO to David Taylor
Baidu Profits in Second Quarter Offset by Higher Expenses
Economists Predict Solid Revenue Growth for Vermont