Drug and Alcohol Information
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A database of evidence-based alcohol and drug education resources.
By default results that have the highest evidence rating, and are Australia-based, are displayed first.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.
Understand the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs as well as the laws and penalties.
Get accurate, up-to-date information about Benzodiazepine medications, including risks, effects and appropriate use.
Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.
Accurate, up-to-date information about cocaine, including its effects and associated risks in the short and long term.
How to avoid drink spiking and what to do if your drink is spiked.
Understand the legal consequences of drug use.
Get the facts about e-cigarettes, vaping and the law
Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.
Although little is known about the long-term effects of GHB, learn about the immediate risks and effects of consumption.
Get accurate and up-to-date information about hallucinogens, including the variable risks and effects of consumption.
Heroin is a highly addictive opiate. Learn about the short and long term effects and risks associated with its use.
When people use drugs, sometimes they can become violent. Read this factsheet for some ways you can protect yourself.
What to do when you’re worried about a friend: tips about how to support them and talk to them about their drug use.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.
Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.
Information about what medicinal cannabis is and what the evidence says about its use for specific medical conditions.
Heard about Ice but not sure what it is? Get the facts on Ice and other forms of methamphetamine & their effects.
You hear a lot of talk about alcohol and drugs, but how much of it is true? Read this factsheet to find out!
Accurate up-to-date information about tobacco and smoking, including the risks and effects of use and addiction.
Below you will find a list of useful drug education resources. You can filter these according to your needs using the filters on the left hand side. See Getting Started for more information about how to use this site.
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