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Substance abuse

Substance abuse involves using too much alcohol or other drugs. Read about the signs of substance abuse as well as available treatments.

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Drugs and alcohol

Learn more about alcohol and a range of drugs including marijuana, ice (crystal meth) and MDMA (ecstasy).

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Drug abuse

Drug abuse can affect your health, relationships, job and education. Learn about Australia's drug laws, drug addiction and where to get help.

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Party drugs

Some people use drugs at parties to experience a ‘high’. But party drugs can impact your mental and physical wellbeing, and many are illegal.

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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 its use.

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Speed is a drug that can become addictive and lead to health, social and financial problems. Find out about its effects and associated risks.

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Ketamine is a drug used by doctors and vets. It can also be used illegally to get high. Learn more about ketamine and the dangers of long-term abuse.

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Can medicines be addictive?

Some medicines can be addictive. You can become dependent on a medicine. Find out the difference. Learn how to avoid becoming addicted to medicines.

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LSD (acid)

LSD is a hallucinogenic drug that can change your perception of reality. Find out how LSD works, and the health risks of LSD addiction.

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MDMA (ecstasy)

MDMA (ecstasy) is an illicit drug which can give a euphoric rush, but which has dangerous side effects. Learn about the risks posed by MDMA use.

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