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 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
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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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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.

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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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Parenting Strategies: Preventing Adolescent Alcohol Misuse

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

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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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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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Raising your kids strong: deadly activities families can do together

Read this factsheet for some deadly activities families can do together.

Year: Foundation Year, Year 1–2, Year 3–4, Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Schoolies/Leavers' week: What parents can do to keep their teenager safe

This factsheet provides advice for parents whose teenagers are attending school leavers' celebrations.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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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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Upcoming Webinar: Promoting healthy lifestyles during adolescence

This webinar will focus on reducing the risk of chronic disease by modifying key lifestyle habits during adolescence.

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