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Speed and mental health

Trusted information about speed, including speed effects, mental health issues and kicking the habit from leading Australian health organisations.

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Speed

Speed is a drug that can become addictive and lead to health, social and financial problems. Find out about speed by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Ice and mental health

Trusted information about how ice affects mental health, including effects of ice use and kicking the habit from leading Australian health organisations.

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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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Substance abuse

Trusted information about substance abuse, signs of likely substance abuse, mental health, and getting help from Australian health organisations.

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Causes of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness. While it can be inherited, the risk is increased by drug abuse and other environmental factors.

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Ice (crystal meth)

Trusted information on ice, otherwise known as crystal meth, including what it is, its short term physical health risks and the dangers of long term abuse.

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MDMA (ecstasy)

MDMA (ecstasy) is an illicit drug which can give a euphoric rush, but which has dangerous side effects. Read more about how MDMA works on our trusted partner pages.

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Types of psychosis

Psychosis is often a symptom of another psychiatric illness or problem. Psychosis can be caused by schizophrenia and various other mental illnesses.

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Causes of mental illness

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes mental illness. It is thought that interactions between certain genetic and environmental factors can increase the risk of mental illness.

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