An Australian MP shocked hundreds gathered at an anti-drugs summit by describing an incident where a young man gouged his own eyes out and ate them while high on methamphetamines.
Australia’s Central Coast is battling growing use of the drugmethamphetamine, which is also known as crystal meth or ‘ice’.
Law enforcement officers, health providers and community workers gathered at the Central Coast Ice Summit to discuss ways of tackling the epidemic on Friday, which was organised by Dobell Federal Liberal MP Karen McNamara.
Ms McNamara opened the summit with her horrifying story, telling the audience: “Let me tell you a story that demonstrates this … about a young boy taken into an emergency department for treatment who gouged out his own eyeballs and ate them.
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