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Ketamine

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.

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Party drugs

Parties are about having a good time. However, party drugs can impact your mental and physical wellbeing, and many are illegal.

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How to help someone with a drug problem

This article will provide you with some information and advice on caring for someone with a drug problem.

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Urine tests

Urine tests can be used to diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases such as diabetes or STIs and monitor drug use.

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Drug abuse

Drug abuse can affect health, relationships, job and education. Learn about Australia’s drug laws, drug addiction and where to get help.

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Methadone

Methadone is an opioid medicine available on prescription from your doctor. Find out more about methadone, how it works and possible side effects.

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Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is an opioid medicine available on prescription from your doctor. Find out more about buprenorphine, how it works and possible side effects.

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Mental illness

One in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness in any given year. Here is information on causes and symptoms of mental illness, and where to find help.

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Anabolic steroids

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.

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Heroin

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.

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