Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hunter Institute of Mental Health – DiG Festival

http://www.himh.org.au/home/events/dig-festival

The Hunter Institute will drive the integration of a mental health stream into the DiG Festival allowing business, education providers, technology providers together with young people, academics and experts from the field to network and share successes and idea’s for the future.

– See more at: http://www.himh.org.au/home/events/dig-festival#sthash.nLl5tpZL.dpuf

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health are excited to announce a new partnership with DiG Festival, with the introduction of a new major health stream in this year’s conference, to be held in Newcastle from 16-17 October 2014.

The DiG Festival is running a 72 hour sale on conference tickets at the discounted price of $99 for the mental health and suicide prevention sector.

To purchase $99 tickets click on the link below

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dig-festival-2014-tickets-10300730763?discount=HNHD1GD1SC0N

‘Fair trade’ cocaine and ‘conflict-free’ opium: the future of online drug marketing

‘Fair trade’ cocaine and ‘conflict-free’ opium: the future of online drug marketing.

For dealers, selling drugs online offers significant advantages over face-to-face retailing. They have immediate access to a huge and steadily growing international customer base. They are also able to sell drugs without physically interacting with customers, thereby decreasing the risk of arrest by undercover police.

Perhaps most importantly, the anonymity and geographical separation of online drug trading eliminates the possibility of violence at the hands of rival dealers

Neuropsychopharmacology – The Influence of Chronic Exposure to Antipsychotic Medications on Brain Size before and after Tissue Fixation: A Comparison of Haloperidol and Olanzapine in Macaque Monkeys

Three groups of six macaque monkeys each were exposed to oral haloperidol, olanzapine or sham for a 17–27 month period…. we observed an 8–11% reduction in mean fresh brain… both drug-treated groups compared to sham animals. The differences were observed across all major brain regions

Neuropsychopharmacology – The Influence of Chronic Exposure to Antipsychotic Medications on Brain Size before and after Tissue Fixation: A Comparison of Haloperidol and Olanzapine in Macaque Monkeys.