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.
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.
Histrionic personality disorder
People with histrionic personality disorder can seem highly dramatic and approval seeking. The condition can sometimes be linked to drug and alcohol abuse.
Drugs and alcohol
Learn more about drugs and alcohol including the health risks, dangers of addiction and long term abuse, treatment options and how to help people with a drug problem.
Substance abuse and mental health
Alcohol and drug abuse is a major cause of mental illness, while people with a mental illness are also more prone to substance use disorders.
Trusted information about substance abuse, signs of likely substance abuse, mental health, and getting help from Australian health organisations.
Links to trusted information about alcohol injuries.
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.
How alcohol affects your health
Many of us drink alcohol to relax, but drinking too much can affect your physical and mental health. Learn more here about the effects of alcohol on your body.
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.