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  1. Down syndrome and health

    There are a number of significant health and medical issues that are more common in people with Down syndrome.

  2. Down syndrome and learning

    You should focus on what your child with Down syndrome can do, rather than what they can't do.

  3. Dr Margaret's Story (video)

    Access to vaccines has changed lives and protects our children from crippling diseases such as polio.

  4. Dr Margie Danchin (video)

    Can a child's immune system be overloaded by immunisations? The answer is no. Talk to a qualified medical expert like your doctor to find out more about immunisation.

  5. Drink driving

    There is no golden rule for how many drinks will take you over the legal limit for driving.

  6. Drink spiking

    Slipping alcohol or drugs into someone's drink as a prank is against the law.

  7. Drug overdose

    Alcohol, medications, illegal drugs and some herbal remedies can all cause damage if an overdose is taken.

  8. Drug use in Victoria

    Surveys provide information about drug use and the characteristics of people who use drugs in Victoria and Australia.

  9. DrugInfo service

    DrugInfo provides information about alcohol and other drugs and the prevention of alcohol- and drug-related harm.

  10. Drugs

    Information about drugs including fact sheets on drug use, overdose, types of drugs, gambling, health effects of addiction and getting help.