Generation Next Podcasts

The GN Podcast with Andrew Fuller: Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Young People

January 25, 2021

In this episode:

  • Fitspo, social media and exercise culture has seen an increase in young people’s interests in anabolic steroids and related drugs
  • These drugs have significant side effects and can cause serious long term problems
  • In dealing with young people who are using these agents, possible the best approach to take is a non-judgmental and with the aim of helping them understand the potential harms and eventually ceasing their use

Host: Andrew Fuller, Clinical psychologist and family therapist, speaker and creator of Learning Strengths

Guest: Dr Katinka Van De Ven, Visiting Fellow, Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP), Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC); Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Rural Criminology, University of New England

Total time: 30 mins


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