Drug Aware website disclaimer
The materials presented in the Drug Aware home page and its sub-directories (www.drugaware.com.au) are provided voluntarily as a public service. The information and advice provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release on the Internet. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.
Changes in circumstances after a document is placed on the Internet may impact on the accuracy of the information. Additionally, materials may be maliciously vandalised. No assurance is given as to the accuracy of any information or advice contained after publication on the Internet. Material in the Drug Aware home page and its sub-directories (www.drugaware.com.au) includes links to external Internet sites. These external information sources are outside the State's control. It is the responsibility of the Internet user to make his or her own decisions about the accuracy, reliability and correctness of information found.
Each user waives and releases the State of Western Australia to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the usage of material or information made available through the Drug Aware home page and its sub-directories (www.drugaware.com.au). In no event shall the State of Western Australia be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from use of the material. The State of Western Australia does not accept liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by reliance on the information or advice provided in the Drug Aware home page and its sub-directories (www.drugaware.com.au) or incorporated into them by reference.
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Alcohol and Drug Support Service Confidentiality Statement
The Alcohol and Drug Support Line and the Parent and Family Drug Support Line will endeavour to maintain your confidentiality at all times. However, if we are concerned about your safety or the safety of another person, or you make threats to harm yourself or someone else, our duty of care will be to consider your safety, and that of the community above your confidentiality. If you have any questions about this please talk to one of our counsellors.
Live Chat Disclaimer
The Live Chat service is operated by the Alcohol and Drug Support Service in Western Australia for the purpose of providing alcohol and drug information, counselling, support and referral for the benefit of the public. The Live Chat service is provided free of charge for residents of Western Australia and is operated between the hours of 7am and 10pm. This service is not available to people visiting the site from outside of Australia.
If you require immediate help, call the Alcohol and Drug Support Line on (08) 9442 5000 or 1800 198 024 (country callers) or for emergencies call 000.
Our assessments and counselling are based on the information you choose to share with us. While our counsellors will make every effort to assist you with the issues or problems you identify - you are in the best position to determine how relevant this information is to your situation. Services provided by the Alcohol and Drug Support Service are not a substitute for independent professional advice from your own or another health professional.
The Alcohol and Drug Support Line is a confidential service, however if we are concerned about your safety or the safety of another person, our duty of care will override this. A transcript of your chat will be stored in accordance with State government record keeping policies.
The Alcohol and Drug Support Service does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information and advice provided via the Live Chat service.
Meth Helpline Call Charges
1800 number call charges will vary depending on the phone type and telephone service provider.
For further details visit the Australian Communications and Media Authority website at: http://acma.gov.au/Citizen/Consumer-info/All-about-numbers/Special-numbers/charges-for-calls-to-13-1300-and-1800-numbers-i-acma
Looking for info about the effects of a specific drug?
Check out the Drug Types page here.