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Cocaine use linked to permanent heart damage

Cocaine use could cause permanent damage to the heart, with persistent high blood pressure and blood vessel stiffness among users

Inhalants: tolerance, dependence and treatment

What are inhalants? Inhalants are a range of products that produce vapours which, when inhaled, may cause the person to

Inhalants: what are the effects?

Effects of inhalants The effects of any drug (including inhalants) vary from person to person. How inhalants affect a person

Ecstasy use in Australia, a world high

The world’s first comprehensive report on global addictions has revealed that Australia is one of the top users of ecstasy

Ecstasy: what is it?

What is ecstasy? Ecstasy is a street name for the drug methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). It is a type of stimulant that

Ecstasy: preventing and reducing harms

Ecstasy is commonly taken at dance or “rave” parties and nightclubs. In these environments, people taking ecstasy may be more

Hallucinogens: what are they?

Hallucinogenic drugs, also known as ‘psychedelics’, are drugs that change the way a person perceives the world. Hallucinogens affect all

Hallucinogens: what are the effects?

The effects of any drug (including hallucinogens) vary from person to person. How hallucinogens affect a person depends on many

GHB (Fantasy)

What is GHB GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a depressant drug. Depressant drugs do not necessarily make a person feel depressed.

Cocaine: use with other drugs

If cocaine is taken with a depressant such as alcohol, the body is put under a lot of stress as

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