Alcoholism at home
Signs of alcoholism can include secretive drinking, and blacking out after drinking. Drinking too much can impact mental health and relationships.
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.
Is alcohol ever good for you?
Alcohol, according to a recent study, is the most harmful drug in Australia. But can alcohol (wine, in particular) be healthy? Find out here, and get tips on reducing your drinking.
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.
Alcohol is a legal but mood-changing drug. Read more about alcohol’s effects on the body, about safe drinking, 'standard drinks', and more.
Medicines and alcohol
Alcohol can interact with some medication, including over the counter medicines. Learn more about possible complications of medicines and alcohol.
Drug and alcohol rehabilitation
Drug and alcohol rehabilitation helps people get off or reduce their use of drugs and alcohol. Learn more about rehab services and where to go for help.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a name given to a range of conditions. Learn more about FASD and the risks with drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
Excessive alcohol consumption is a major cause of road and other accidents, violence, crime, liver injury and brain damage.
Drugs and alcohol
Learn more about alcohol and a range of drugs including marijuana, ice (crystal meth) and MDMA (ecstasy).