Drug Information

Drug Info @ Your Library

Alcohol and drugs are issues of major concern in our lives. Where do you go to get information you can trust?

Hornsby Shire Libraries hold a range of books and booklets that are easy to read and answer specific questions on drug issues.

These collections include information such as:

  • how to talk to your children about alcohol and drugs
  • commonly used drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy, party drugs, heroin, and tobacco and their effects
  • the non medical use of prescribed drugs
  • alcohol guidelines and how to cope with problem drinking
  • where to go for help and support.

Also check out the State Library of NSW Drug Info website. It provides information:

  • on drugs
  • in community languages
  • for young people, parents and carers
  • on how to get help

For students

The drug info @ your library collections and website include information that support the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education syllabus in secondary schools and TAFE’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Work courses and modules.