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Amphetamines Staying Safe Factsheet

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This resource is by headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation


This factsheet for young people provides information about amphetamines, including crystal methamphetamine 'ice'.

Year: 7 - 12

Summary: Learn more about amphetamines like crystal 'ice' by reading this 2-page factsheet. 

The factsheet covers important topics including:

  • what are amphetamines?
  • what do they do?
  • how do they impact your mental health?
  • what happens if I stop using them?
  • what do I do if someone overdoses?
  • how do I stay safe?
  • where do I get help?

Did you know most young people in Australia haven’t used crystal methamphetamine?  Find out more about how many people use crystal methamphetamine


This resource was developed by headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

Year: 2020

Costs: Free

Evidence base: This resource has undergone expert review.

Page last reviewed: Tuesday, 20 September 2022