Charles Bonnet syndrome
People with Charles Bonnet syndrome experience visual hallucinations (‘phantom images’) but don’t have a mental health issue. Learn about the condition here.
Symptoms of psychosis
Someone affected by psychosis may experience symptoms such as confusion, delusions, hallucinations or suicidal thoughts.
Despite what many think, people with schizophrenia don’t have a ‘split personality’ and very few are violent. Learn more about this mental illness.
Lewy body disease
Lewy body disease causes abnormal protein clumps in the brain that affect memory, thinking, movement and behaviour, and cause a progressive dementia.
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.
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.
Speed is a drug that can become addictive and lead to health, social and financial problems. Find out about its effects and associated risks.
LSD is a hallucinogenic drug that can change the user’s perception of reality. Here’s how LSD works, its physical effects and the health risks of LSD addiction.
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.
Psychosis, where you experience an altered sense of reality, is treatable, but its causes are a mystery to researchers.