Inhalants are substances that are sniffed to give the user an immediate 'high'.

These substances are easily absorbed through the lungs and carried to the brain, where they act to slow down the central nervous system, this means they are depressants.

Schoolies week
Schoolies week can be a challenging time for parents and young people. Our Schoolies Week pages offer practical guidance to support a safe, informed and fun Schoolies celebration. Parents can find information on how to talk to their teenagers before they head off to Schoolies Week celebrations. Young people can find tips on staying safe, looking after their friends and Schoolies Week activities.
The difference between ice and speed
Ice and speed are different forms of methampethamine - a man-made stimulant drug. They are generally distinguished by their appearance and perceived purity. The three main forms are: crystalline (ice or crystal), powder (speed) and base.
Quick guide to drugs and alcohol
a quick guide to drugs and alcohol

Easy-to-read resource written for an Australian audience. Includes information on a range of drugs, drug effects, drugs and driving, pregnancy, treatment, statistics, drugs and the law and where to go for help and further information. This book is intended for anyone who is interested in finding accurate information about drugs and alcohol - for young people, their parents, teachers and the community, it is not a medical or scientific book.


A quick guide to drugs & alcohol

A quick guide to drugs and alcohol

Easy-to-read resource, available in all NSW public libraries.

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