Facts about ice

Ice is a form of methamphetamine, a stimulant drug that speeds up the messages between the brain and the body. It is also known as crystal meth, shabu, crystal, glass, shard, p and rock.

Ice can have a devastating impact on family, friends and the community.

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What are some of the signs and symptoms that someone has taken an illegal drug? What are the effects of ice? How do I talk to a friend or family member about drugs? Where can I seek help? Access resources and fact sheets for students, teachers, parents and frontline workers.

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James, Emergency Consultant

James, Emergency Consultant
James talks about how the Emergency Department can connect you to services and support to help you deal with ice use.

Miranda, Treatment Support Services

Miranda, Treatment Support Services
Miranda talks about the range of specialist drug services available in the Northern Territory.

Chrystal, Clinical Nurse

Chrystal, Clinical Nurse
Chrystal talks about how rehabilitation can support you to re-establish structures to help you build your life back up.

Indya, Formar User

Indya, Former User
Indya talks about her personal experience of using ice, her journey through rehabilitation and how she turned her life back around.

Dave, Youth Support Services
If you are a young person, parent or carer, Dave talks about where to get information, support or advice about ice and ice use.