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.
Get accurate, up-to-date information about Benzodiazepine medications, including risks, effects and appropriate use.
How much caffeine is safe? Learn about the immediate and long-term risks of heavy caffeine and energy drink consumption.
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
Get the facts about illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco in the hard copy or online version of this booklet.
Understand the legal consequences of drug use.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about E-cigarettes and vaping.
The Emergency+ app uses GPS to help a Triple Zero (000) caller provide critical location details to emergency services.
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.
Be prepared: Learn how to help in an emergency, and how to place someone in the recovery position correctly.
Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about Ketamine: What it is, its associated risks, effects and dangers.
It can be hard to know what to do when someone you love is using drugs. Read this three part series for what you can do.
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.
Answers common questions about seeing a psychologist or school counsellor, and how they can help.
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