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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.

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How to help someone with a drug problem

Trusted information on how to help someone with a drug problem, help for you as the carer, plus how to tell if someone is using drugs.

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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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Drugs, alcohol and mental health

Links to trusted information about drugs, alcohol and mental health like how cocaine, heroin and ice affects mental health from Australian health organisations.

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Top 10 safety tips for music festivals

Music festivals can be an amazing experience. Whether it’s one day or a weekend-long event, these 10 tips can help you stay safe while still having a blast.

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Mental health: where to get help

Learn how to navigate the Australian mental health system and its helpful services – and find out about any potential costs.

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Managing your alcohol intake

Know how to drink safely and responsibly using these strategies and tips, as well as links to online tools to help you manage your alcohol consumption.

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Mental health services by state and territory

State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn what services are available in your region.

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Binge drinking

Trusted information about binge drinking, what's so bad about it, binge drinking and pregnancy, and what you can do to avoid binge drinking.

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Just for kids: your feelings and mental health

Kids can have issues such as depression, anxiety, bullying, cyberbullying, body issues, self-harming and drugs and alcohol abuse. Here's where to get help.

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