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Amphetamines: what are they? -

Amphetamines (speed) belong to a group of drugs called psychostimulants.

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Amphetamines | Drugs | ReachOut Australia

Amphetamines are a stimulant (or upper) drug that speeds up messages sent to and from the brain.

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Understanding amphetamines for young people

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Stimulant Treatment Line | Your Room

You can call this helpline any time if you have questions about psychostimulants (amphetamines, methamphetamines, cocaine, and ecstasy) use. STL operates a 24 hour, 7 day a week phone line offering advice, support, referral, and counselling for people concerned about stimulants.

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Ecstasy, ICE and other Amphetamines TINO : Tune In Not Out

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NSW Health - Don't let drugs use you

Find out all the information on using methamphetamine.

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NSW Health - Don't let drugs use you

Find out all the information on using ecstasy

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Understanding ecstasy for young people

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PMA & PMMA are stimulants with hallucinogenic effects similar to MDMA. In fact most people who take PMA or PMMA think they are taking ecstasy.

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Information for youth - How drug use can impact your life

Without realising it, drugs can become central to a persons life and can affect their personal relationships, ability to study and work, mental health and quality of life.

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