Drug and alcohol information for PDHPE students

This guide takes you to key eresources, books and information about drugs and alcohol for PDHPE students.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visitors are kindly advised that this website includes images, sounds and names of people who have passed.

All users should be aware that some topics or historical content may be culturally sensitive, offensive or distressing, and that some images may contain nudity or are of people not yet identified. Certain words, terms or descriptions may reflect the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written, but are now considered inappropriate in today's context.

Key to library resources

Access anywhere with a library card In the Library (or anywhere with a Library card for NSW residents)
Available to access in the library Only in the Library
Publicly available online Publicly available

Specific drugs

Use the menu to the left to select from a range of different drugs including:

  • alcohol
  • benzodiazepines
  • cannabis
  • cocaine
  • ecstasy
  • energy drinks and caffeine
  • GHB
  • heroin
  • ice, speed and methamphetamines
  • inhalants
  • ketamine
  • LSD
  • magic mushrooms and other natural hallucinogens
  • steroids
  • synthetic drugs
  • tobacco
  • other drugs

Drug facts

Use the following websites to find information about specific drugs, including their long and short term effects, how they are used, legal status and information on mixing drugs.

A quick guide to drugs and alcohol

Further information from Drug Info

Visit the Drug Info website for free drug and alcohol information for the community of NSW. Drug Info is a partnership between NSW Ministry of Health and the State Library of NSW.