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Quick guide to drugs & alcohol
Easy-to-read resource written for an Australian audience. Includes information on a range of drugs, drug effects, drugs and driving, pregnancy, treatment, statistics, drugs and the law and where to go for help and further information. This book is intended for anyone who is interested in finding accurate information about drugs and alcohol - for young people, their parents, teachers and the community, it is not a medical or scientific book.
About the authors
Steve Bolt (author of Chapter 18 Drugs and the law)
Steve Bolt is a solicitor partner at Bolt Findlay Solicitors & Mediators. He worked for several years at Redfern Legal Centre. From 1996 to early 2004, he was the principal solicitor at the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre. Steve is the author of Rough Deal, a plain English book about the NSW drug laws . He is also the author of a number of other publications on drug laws and drug policy.
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is an internationally recognised Research Centre of Excellence. The Centre is multidisciplinary and collaborates with medicine, psychology, social science and other schools of the University of NSW, as well as with a range of other institutions and individuals in Australia and overseas.
The contents of this web resource are intended for information purposes only. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is correct at the time of publication. Drug Info does not offer any information in this resource as a tool for treatment, counselling or legal advice. drug info & your library recommends that prior to making any decision based on any information in this resource, youshould obtain independent professional legal or medical advice.