This section is about supporting Aboriginal people in NSW to reduce the harms caused by alcohol and drugs and to help our mob become healthier.

If you want to quit drugs, ease up on the grog or find support or treatment for you, a friend or family member, or just find out more about how alcohol drugs can affect you, this section could help with information about:

  • Effects of Drugs and Alcohol
    • What is a drug?
    • Why do people take drugs?
    • How do drugs and alcohol affect you?
      • Downers
      • Uppers
      • Sideways
  • Why do people become dependent on alcohol or drugs?
  • Tolerance
  • Withdrawl
  • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
    • Pregnancy
      • Alcohol
      • Tobacco
      • Caffeine
      • Prescription and over-the-counter medicines
      • Herbal remedies and aromatherapy
      • Illicit drugs
      • Benzos
      • Cannabis
      • Cocaine
      • Methamphetamines
      • Ecstasy
      • Opioids
      • Methadone and ‘bupe’
      • How do I know what’s safe and what isn’t?
    • Breastfeeding
      • Alcohol
      • Tobacco
      • Prescription and over-the-counter medicines
      • Methadone and ‘bupe’
      • How do I know what’s safe and what isn’t?
  • Support and Treatment
    • Counselling
    • Detox
    • Residential rehabilitation
    • Methadone and ’bupe’
    • Mutual support groups
      • Alcoholics Anonymous
      • Narcotics Anonymous
      • Marijuana Anonymous
      • Aboriginal Medical Services
      • Family and friends
      • SMART Recovery
      • Aboriginal Men’s Groups
      • Aboriginal Women’s Groups
    • NSW Drug and Alcohol Services
      • Cannabis Clinics
      • Stimulant Treatment Program
      • Hospital based drug and alcohol consultation liaison services
  • Workforce Support
    • Aboriginal Drug & Alcohol Network
    • Aboriginal Workforce in NSW Health
    • Training and Education
  • Useful Weblinks
    • Community
    • Alcohol and drug resources
    • Support and treatment