SOUTH-WEST teenagers are risking their lives as they experiment with highly addictive drugs including ice.
Drug and alcohol counsellors across the region are treating teenagers
Around the Southern Grampians and Glenelg Shires, and beyond, organisations are reporting teenagers aged 15 and sometime younger are experimenting with methamphetamines and other illicit drugs.
Southern Grampians and Glenelg Drug Treatment Service manager Ms McIlroy raised particular concerns over the prevalence of the drug among the 17 to 19 year old age group.
“They don’t have the experience to identify the difference between alcohol and drugs such as meth and chronic drugs,” she said.
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