Heroin
Heroin
Heroin is a drug manufactured from morphine, which is obtained from the opium poppy. Its effects are similar to those of morphine. Both are central nervous system depressants, and very effective painkillers.
Breaking the Ice in Our Community
Breaking the ice

The Australian Drug Foundation in partnership with NSW Health and local agencies is hosting a series of forums across New South Wales to help you and your community get the facts about crystalline methamphetamine or ‘ice’ use. Local leaders and experts in drug prevention will help you understand some of the issues you might have heard about ‘ice’ in the media, and provide you with evidence based information about the drug and where to seek help, support and treatment in your local community.

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.

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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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