Amphetamines

What are amphetamines? Amphetamines are stimulant drugs, which mean they speed up the messages travelling between the brain and the body. Some types of amphetamines are legally prescribed by doctors…

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Cocaine Fact Sheet

What is cocaine? Cocaine is a stimulant drug, which means that it speeds up the messages travelling between the brain and the rest of the body. Cocaine comes from the…

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Ecstasy Fact Sheet

What is ecstasy? Drugs sold as ecstasy may not contain any methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); they can be a mix of amphetamine, paramethoxyamphetamine (PMA), ketamine, NBOMe, methylone or other substances. Ecstasy is…

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Heroin Fact Sheet

What is heroin? Heroin is a depressant drug, which means it slows down the messages travelling between your brain and body. Heroin belongs to a group of drugs known as…

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Ibuprofen Fact Sheet

What is ibuprofen? Ibuprofen is a pharmaceutical drug that is classified as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen is used to treat a number of conditions including: Mild to moderate…

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Synthetic Cannabis Fact Sheet

What is synthetic cannabis Synthetic cannabis is a new psychoactive substance that was originally designed to mimic or produce similar effects to cannabis and has been sold online since 2004.…

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Alcohol and the Workplace

Rights and responsibilities of employees Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive (mood-changing) recreational drug in Australia. Alcohol-related problems can be present in almost every workplace. This fact sheet looks…

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Alcohol Fact Sheet

Effects of alcohol There is no safe level of drug use. Use of any drug always carries some risk. It’s important to be careful when taking any type of drug.…

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Butane Hash Oil

Dabs or dabbing are slang names for the use of concentrated butane hash oil (or BHO). It is a relatively new method of administering/ingesting cannabis that involves the inhalation of…

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