Impacts

Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use is associated with a range of adverse health, social and economic impacts. 

This figure explains the range of adverse health, social and economic impacts associated with Alcohol, Tobacco and other drug use. Health impacts include drug-induced deaths, burden of disease, injury and hospitalisation, mental health, pregnancy complications and injection related harms. Social harms include risky behaviours and criminal activity, family and domestic violence, contact with the criminal justice system and victimisation and trauma. Economic impacts include financial costs, household expenditure and lost productivity.