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First Nations people 'frowned upon', unable to access medical help for ice addiction

Laurence Riley and Trent Adams

Two Indigenous Australians who suffered through ice addictions have told a Parliament House forum they did not get any professional help on their journey to sobriety.
The former methylamphetamine addicts spoke at the event, hosted by the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO). Laurence Riley, a Nunga man from southern South Australia, said his addiction came as the result of searching for an escape from depression at work. bHe said ice had been "readily available" to him in Perth. Read more about First Nations people 'frowned upon', unable to access medical help for ice addiction

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