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  1. Alcohol and pregnancy

    There’s no safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. It’s safest to not drink at all during pregnancy, when trying to conceive, and while breastfeeding.

  2. Alcohol and teenagers

    In Australia, alcohol is the most used drug, and contributes to all the leading causes of death for young people.

  3. Alcohol and the law

    Victoria's alcohol laws aim to minimise harm, protect the community and deter people from risky behaviour due to alcohol use. Penalties include fines, loss of licence and imprisonment.

  4. Alcohol and weight gain

    While the relationship between alcohol consumption and obesity remains unclear, there are good reasons to think that alcohol may play a role.

  5. Alcohol facts

    Learn all about alcohol - includes standard drink size, health risks and effects, how to keep track of your drinking, binge drinking, how long it takes to leave the body, tips to lower intake.

  6. Altitude sickness

    Being young and fit doesn't reduce your risk of altitude sickness.

  7. Amphetamines

    Amphetamines are stimulant drugs that speed up messages between the brain and body.

  8. Anabolic steroids

    Prolonged misuse of steroids can cause liver damage and severe mood swings.

  9. Anger - how it affects people

    Well-managed anger can be a useful emotion that motivates you to make positive changes.

  10. Anger - tips to resolve arguments

    There are many people you can talk to who can help you overcome feelings of wanting to lash out.