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Year: 7 - 12

Summary: Heard about the drug ice but not too sure what is it?

Get the facts about crystal methamphetamine ('ice'), its effects and how many people use it in Australia by reading through this quick factsheet.

Topics covered include:

  • What is ice?
  • What are the effects of ice?
  • How many young people have tried it?
  • Is ice use increasing in Australia?
  • Are harms from ice use increasing in Australia?

Developers: This resource was developed by researchers at the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (now the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney) and the National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales.

Year: 2014

Costs: Free

Evidence base: This resource has undergone expert review.

Page last reviewed: Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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