Seniors

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Drug and alcohol issues for older people

Why are older people more at risk from alcohol? What are the dangers of mixing alcohol and medications? Can regular use of non-prescription medicines harm your health? What is mobile drug testing?

Standard drinks

A 'standard drink' is the measure of alcohol used to work out safe drinking levels.

Australian alcohol guidelines

The Australian Alcohol Guidelines provide information for Australians on reducing risks to health from drinking alcohol.

Alcohol, drugs and driving in NSW

Find information about the effects of alcohol, in particular  blood alcohol concentration or B.A.C, on driving.

Get Healthy information and coaching service

NSW Health runs a free telephone coaching service to help people who want to reduce their alcohol consumption.

Getting help

Links to services and agencies who can assist people needing treatment, information, advice, referral and support. 

Read more about drugs and alcohol

Quick guide to drugs & alcohol

An easy to read reference book with 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.

Drugs and the law

Find out about the law in New South Wales relating to drugs, including possession, use and supply, manufacturing, importing and exporting.