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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Substance abuse

Substance use disorders involve using too much alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, and are also known as substance abuse, substance dependence or addictions.

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Causes of anxiety

There are many causes of anxiety such as a family history, ongoing stressful occasions, physical health issues, substance abuse or your personality type.

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