Drugs in sport
Using drugs to give you an edge in sports performance can also affect your health. Find out about what damage drugs can do to your health by reading our page.
When it comes to sports supplements, play it safe
Inspired by the Commonwealth Games? Great! But if you want to boost your fitness with sports supplements, use caution: some can be dangerous or ineffective.
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.
Ketamine is a drug used by doctors and vets, however it can be used illegally to get high. Find out more about ketamine effects and the danger of long term abuse.
Anabolic steroids can enhance sports performance and body image, but they are illegal in Australia unless prescribed by a doctor and can do long-term harm to your body.
Parties are about having a good time. However, party drugs can impact your mental and physical wellbeing, and many are illegal.
Drugs, alcohol and mental health
People from all walks of life take and abuse drugs. Research has revealed that around half of all people with a mental illness also have a substance abuse problem.
Ice (crystal meth)
Ice, also known as crystal meth, is a very addictive illegal drug. Find out more about ice including what it is and the dangers of abuse.
Heroin is a highly addictive drug with many serious side effects. Find out more about heroin's effects and the dangers of long term abuse and addiction.
Drugs and alcohol
Learn more about alcohol and a range of drugs including marijuana, ice (crystal meth) and MDMA (ecstasy).