Drug and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol

Illegal drugs, and the misuse of legal drugs, can effect an individual, their families and friends and the community in a number of ways.

If you are concerned about your own or another person’s drug use we encourage you to seek professional help and assistance.

There are always risks associated with drug use. No use at all is the safest option.

Drug Information

Check out the Drug Information section of our website for information about drugs, their effects and where to turn to for support.

If you suspect an overdose call triple zero (000) immediately.

In an emergency or crisis situation always call triple zero (000) for police, fire and ambulance and follow instructions.

Can’t find what you are looking for or need more information?

Please contact the Youth Solutions team on 02 4628 2319 or visit our contact page for further details on how to get in touch.

Other  information sources


Quit Now – Australian Government

iCanQuit – NSW Government and Cancer Institute NSW

Quitline (13 7848) – NSW Government and Cancer Institute NSW

NSW Health Tobacco Strategy – NSW Government

#whyichoose campaign – Youth Solutions

Smoking and Tobacco – Cancer Council


Drug information for parents, carers and teachers

Frequently Asked Questions – Youth Solutions

ReachOut Parents – ReachOut

Information for parents – Australian Drug Foundation

The Facts About Drugs – Australian Drug Foundation

NSW Public Schools Drug Education – NSW Government

Parents and carers – beyondblue


Mental health information

Headspace – Headspace

beyondblue – beyondblue

Mental Health – Australian Government


Online and social media information

eSafety – Australian Government


Drug use and mental health

Drug Use and Mental Illness – Sane Australia

Alcohol, Drugs and Your Mental Health–  beyondblue


Drink spiking

Drink Spiking – Australian Drug Foundation


Young people and driving

Young Drivers Information Fact Sheet – NRMA

Drink Driving – DrinkWise


Young people and the law

Legal Aid NSW – NSW Government

Law stuff – Lawstuff


Family support

Families NSW – NSW Government

Family Drug Support – Family Drug Support

Friends and Family – Headspace


Financial help and fines

Lifeline Financial Counselling – Lifeline Macarthur

Office of State Revenue – NSW Government


Youth advocacy

Youth Action – Youth Action


Underage drinking – secondary supplu

Secondary Supply – Australian Government

Young People and Alcohol – NSW Police



Information on this website is intended as a general guide only. While care has been taken to ensure that the information contained on this site is complete and correct, Youth Solutions makes no representation as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of the contents of this website. Youth Solutions does not offer any information on this website as a tool for treatment or counselling. Youth Solutions recommends that prior to making any decision based on any information on this website you should obtain independent professional advice.

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