Fairfax News: Cough syrup withdrawals: codeine ban uncovers hidden addictions
Fairfax News Health Reporter, Kate Aubusson, penned an article about codeine using case studies she sourced independently. However, a positive relationship with Painaustralia and contact earlier in the year saw Painaustralia and the National Action Plan referenced in the article as a way to improve opioid misuse and promote the biopsychosocial approach to pain management.
2mfm Radio: Prescription Drug Abuse
Painaustralia CEO, Carol Bennett, conducted an in-depth interview with this community radio station in Sydney about opioids and prescription drug abuse. The station has tens of thousands of online followers and a strong social media presence.
ABC Newcastle Drive
Painaustralia CEO, Carol Bennett, was invited to discuss the current pain management opportunities with ABC Newcastle Drive Presenter Aaron Kearney. The wide ranging discussion also covered the prevalence of chronic pain, its impact on society, availability of pain management specialists, healthcare policy gaps and more.