eCigarettes allow the user to inhale nicotine and other chemicals in a vapour rather than smoke, hence ‘vaping’. Does vaping help people quit smoking and is it safe?
An Australian standard drink contains 10 grams of alcohol. By counting standard drinks you can keep track of your drinking.
How benzodiazepines affect a person depends on many things, but there is no safe level of benzodiazepine use.
If you are pregnant, or thinking about having a baby, it is important to consider the types of drugs you might be taking and how they might affect you and your pregnancy.
Benzodiazepines, benzos, are also known as minor tranquillisers.
Amphetamines (speed) belong to a group of drugs called psychostimulants.
Amphetamines become highly addictive after prolonged use. Dependence on amphetamines can be psychological or physical, or both.
Tolerance can develop with regular use of inhalants. Long term use can lead to a psychological dependence.
Even small amounts of inhalants can affect you quite quickly, due to their rapid entry to the bloodstream through the lungs.
Ecstasy is a street name for the drug MDMA (methylenedioxymethylamphetamine). It is a type of stimulant.
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