Ice Breaker

Ice use can lead to serious long-term physical effects

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School years: 7 - 12

Summary: This factsheet provides information about methamphetamine (including ice) for high school students. Topics covered include:

  • What is methamphetamine?
  • How many young people have tried it?
  • What are the effects of ice?
  • 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: Friday, 11 January 2019