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 Factsheet

Alcohol: Factsheet

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

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

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

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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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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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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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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Parents & Teenagers Talk About Alcohol Use

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

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Starting the conversation when you are concerned about drug use

This factsheet provides guidance for speaking to a young person about their drug use.

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Talking to a young person about alcohol and other drugs

Unsure how to approach the subject of drug and alcohol use? Read our guide to effective communication.

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Teen Drinking Law

Educates adults and young people about the law and risks associated with under-age drinking.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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'The Other Talk' Booklet & Discussion Guide

Information booklet, party safe planner and discussion guide for parents to have The Other Talk about alcohol and drugs.

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Under Construction: Alcohol and the teenage Brain

Learn how alcohol affects brain development.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10
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Webinar - Drug and Alcohol and the Maturing Adolescent Brain

This webinar explores adolescent brain development and implications for drug & alcohol prevention.

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Webinar - How can Parents and Schools Prevent Drug Related Harms?

This webinar provides information for parents and schools about evidence-based drug prevention.

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Webinar - How do Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders affect Young People?

This webinar provides information about mental health and substance use disorders among young Australians.

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Webinar - How to talk with teenagers about alcohol use

This webinar will provide practical advice about talking to teenagers about alcohol.

Year: Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Webinar - What can parents do to prevent teenage substance use?

This webinar will provide information for parents about the prevention of early substance use among young people.

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What are the warning signs of dependence on drugs?

This factsheet outlines signs that someone may be dependent on a drug.

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Can We Talk About Alcohol and Drugs

This video illustrates how parents can talk to children about prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.

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