There are many myths about alcohol and other drugs—sometimes it’s hard to know what to believe.

To find out more about a particular drug and how it affects the body, we encourage you to read the information developed by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation also has a range of free resources for pamphlets, fact sheets and more, on drugs and drug-related topics.

There are also many other great sources for information including Cannabis Information and Support, NDARC, Dovetail, healthdirect and QNADA.

For an overview of drugs in Australia visit:

For general health information, such as for an Australian health directory of nearest doctors, pharmacies, hospitals and other services, check out healthdirect.

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