Cracks in the Ice

Cracks in the Ice

About Cracks in the Ice

Cracks in the Ice is a national online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based and up-to-date information and resources about crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) for the Australian community.

Cracks in the Ice has a range of information and resources for different groups:

  • Community organisations can access information and resources about ice (crystal methamphetamine) to use at events and forums.
  • Family and friends of people affected by ice can find information, help and support.
  • People who use ice can access information on ice and lived experience stories.
  • Schools can access a variety of practical tools for teachers, students, and parents.
  • Health professionals can access training, telephone advisory services, webinars, and other informative resources to aid them in dealing with ice-related issues.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples can access a wealth of information, stories, resources in language, and a directory of support services.


Who is Cracks in the Ice for?

Cracks in the Ice is designed for people who use ice, as well as family and friends. There are also a range of resources for the community surrounding people who use ice, including schools and health workers.

Is there a cost to use Cracks in the Ice?

No. The Cracks in the Ice toolkit is a free resource funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

How to access Cracks in the Ice

Cracks in the Ice can be accessed at

Cracks in the Ice Research and Evaluation

Cracks in the Ice provides accurate, up-to-date and evidence-based information. In the case of the factsheets listed on Cracks in the Ice, “evidence-based” means that the information provided comes from a reliable information source and is backed by research studies.

Visit this page to read about the sources used to inform Cracks in the Ice.