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How alcohol affects your health

Many of us drink alcohol to relax, but drinking too much can affect your health. Learn more here about the effects of alcohol on your body.

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Hangover ‘cures’

While there are no cures for a hangover, here are tips for avoiding one and for easing the symptoms if you have them.

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Binge drinking

Alcohol is so much an accepted part of Australia's social culture that many people are not aware of the dangers of binge drinking.

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GHB and mental health

GHB is a depressant drug that can feel like alcohol intoxication at first. Risk of overdose is very high. Not a lot is known about the long-term effects of GHB yet, but regular use does lead to dependence.

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Alcohol - an overview

Alcohol is a legal but mood-changing drug. Read more about alcohol’s effects on the body, about safe drinking, ‘standard drinks’ and more.

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Top 7 tips for safe drinking

Drinking can be fun, let’s be honest. But too much can lead to accidents, embarrassment and health problems. Follow this advice to drink safely.

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Alcoholism at home

Signs of alcoholism can include secretive drinking, and blacking out after drinking. Drinking too much can impact mental health and relationships.

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ON TRACK with The Right Mix

DVA’s ON TRACK with The Right Mix is a free app to help current and former defence force members track drinking and spending and their impact on wellbeing.

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GHB

GHB is a party drug. It has been linked to date rape and sexual assault. Find out more about the physical effects and consequences of using GHB.

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Inhalants

Inhalants are chemical substances that release fumes or vapours. Some people inhale these fumes to feel high. There is no safe level of inhalant use.

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