Get the effects by txt!

What info will Text the Effects send me?

When you text the name of any drug (including slang names) to 0439 835 563, you’ll get an automatic reply.

This is a free service and it’s open to anyone in Australia.

Text the Effects will text you information about:

  • the effects of a drug
  • how long it will last
  • what an overdose might look like
  • tips on reducing your risk if you are taking this drug
  • mixing with other drugs, the risks and what to avoid.

More information on drugs and their effects

If you’d like to learn more about different drugs and their effects, check out our Drug Facts pages with info on over 60 different substances, or visit the Drug Wheel

Who this service is for

It’s open to anyone in Australia.


This is a free service.

Opening Hours

Available  24 / 7

How this service is delivered

  • Call or visit us online

    Text the name of the drug you want to know about to: 0439 TELL ME (0439 835 563)

Updated: 09/01/2024

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