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Sexual assault and rape

Learn about sexual assault, rape and consent, including how to report an assault. Find 24-hour support helplines, some of which you can call anonymously.

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GHB

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.

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Domestic violence and abusive relationships

Domestic violence (or family violence) is when someone uses violence to maintain power over someone they’re close to. Learn about signs, effects and what you can do if you're in an abusive relationship.

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Domestic violence against men

Domestic violence against men can include physical violence, bullying, emotional abuse and social isolation. Find out how to break the cycle of abuse and where to get help.

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Keeping your kids safe

Get some tips on how to teach your child to recognise suspicious behaviour and what to do about it.

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Head injuries

The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Facial injuries

An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, such as, falling over, cutting yourself shaving being struck in the face by an object, such as a ball or twig or being assaulted or hit.

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Alcohol injuries

Excessive alcohol consumption is a major cause of road and other accidents, violence, crime, liver injury and brain damage. Here is some statistics.

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Emotional abuse

Emotional abuse includes verbal abuse, threats, restricting freedom and financial deprivation. It can have serious effects on adults and children.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Someone with PTSD experiences long-term fear, anxiety and memories of trauma that interfere with their ability to function. Here are symptoms, causes and treatment for PTSD.

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