Drug Resources: Alcohol

Alcohol resources for Parents

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Below you will find a list of useful drug education resources. You can filter these according to your needs using the filters on the left hand side. See Getting Started for more information about how to use this site.

By default, results that have the highest evidence base rating and are Australian-based will be shown first.

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Alcohol and Your Brain

Alcohol and Your Brain

This app contains a 7 minute video and quiz about the effects of alcohol on the brain and body.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Tags: quiz, BAC
Alcohol Factsheet

Alcohol: Factsheet

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Tags: booze, grog
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Drug and Alcohol Education: Parent Booklet

Information and guidance for parents.

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Drug and Alcohol Education: Student Booklet

Get the facts about illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Get Ready: Year 9 Trigger Video

This video goes through a typical teenage party scenario, exploring the consequences of drinking alcohol.

Year: Year 9–10
Tags: party
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Health Direct

This app provides trusted health information and advice and is funded by the governments of Australia.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Helping a friend or parent who may have a drinking problem

This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Hosting a Teenage Party

This factsheet provides information for parents on planning a party for teenagers.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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How families can protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teenagers against drug related harms

How families of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people can positively influence their teenagers choices.

Year: Foundation Year, Year 1–2, Year 3–4, Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
What can parents do

How parents can protect against drug use and related harms

Have a positive impact on your teenager’s choices.

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How to put someone in the recovery position

Be prepared: Learn how to help in an emergency, and how to place someone in the recovery position correctly.

Year: Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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How to talk to your kids about alcohol

Dr Norman Swan talks about parents' role in communicating and demonstrating responsible drinking.

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Keeping Your Teenager Safe at a Party

This factsheet provides advice for parents to help keep their teenagers safe when they attend parties or events.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Making Choices

Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.

Year: Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Making the Link: How to approach conversations with teenagers

These videos demonstrate how to talk to teens about drug use and motivate them to make changes.

Cannabis slows you down

Mythbusters: Common Drug Myths Exposed

This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts and statistics. Some may surprise you

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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OzHealth

This phone app provides facts about the health of Australians.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Parenting Strategies: Preventing Adolescent Alcohol Misuse

Guidelines & interactive parenting program to help parents prevent alcohol problems in young people.

Parents and teenagers talk about alcohol use

Parents & Teenagers Talk About Alcohol Use

Video demonstration shows how parents can communicate effectively with teenagers about alcohol use.

Preventing drug harms in rural areas.

Preventing alcohol and other drug harms among rural young people

This factsheet provides tips for parents around reducing harm from alcohol and other drug use in rural communities.

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