Third edition of the quick guide to drugs and alcohol

October 2017
Swift, W., Nielsen, S., Kaye S, Darke, S., Breen, C., Farrell, M., Sutherland, R., Barrett, M., Larance, B. and Bolt, S. A quick guide to drugs & alcohol. Third Edition. Drug Info, State Library of New South Wales, September 2017

The Quick Guide to Drugs and Alcohol, 3rd edition has been published by the Drug Info service which is a partnership between the State Library of NSW and NSW Health. This third edition has been revised and updated from the previous edition with new copy written by NDARC authors, with three new chapters on caffeine and energy drinks, new psychoactive substances and steroids.

This guide is intended for anyone who is interested in finding accurate information about drugs and alcohol. It is not a medical or scientific book, it is set out in easy to read sections so that you can find the information that you require quickly, and read as much or as little as you like.

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