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If you are a young person aged between 12-25 and need information relating to general mental health, physical health, work & study and alcohol and other drugs, this section is designed for you.
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Alcohol & other drugs
Work & study
what is cocaine & the effects on mental health
Cocaine 'speeds up' the brain, which helps you stay alert and awake, and sometimes provides you an energy burst
what is cannabis?
Cannabis is a drug that can be harmful to your health and wellbeing. Learn how it affects you and who you can talk to for help.
how does alcohol affect mental health
A lot of people don’t think alcohol is a drug – but it’s the most widely used and easily accessible drug in Australia.
what is smoking & the effects on mental health?
Tobacco is one of the oldest known drugs. Find out more about its effects on you and your mental health
setting goals can help you make positive changes in your life.
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safer partying tips
Festivals, clubbing and parties can be lots of fun, but they can also get out of control.
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alcohol and other drugs - looking after yourself
Using alcohol and other drugs can be fun, but sometimes it can get out of hand. If your drug or alcohol use is starting to affect things that matter to you it can be a good idea to talk to someone about your options.
limit alcohol and other drugs to help your headspace
You can clear your mind, improve your energy, and boost your motivation.