Drug Resources: Emerging Drugs Legal Highs

Emerging Drugs Legal Highs 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.

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Drug Education Booklets

Drug Education: Parent Booklet

Information and guidance for parents.

Drug Education Booklets

Drug Education: Student Booklet

Get the facts about illegal drugs.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Teenage drug use

Drugs and the Law

Understand the legal consequences of drug use, and some of the variables that influence the severity of an offence.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Psychoactive Substances

Emerging Drugs: Factsheet

Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
signs of drug use

How can I tell if someone is using drugs?

This factsheet provides information that can assist readers in recognising the signs of drug use.

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
Starting the conversation

Starting the conversation when you are concerned about drug use

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

Talking to a young person

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.

NPS

Webinar - How can teachers and parents respond to the challenge of 'Legal-Highs'

Tune in to find out about new drugs emerging on the market, and how teachers and parents can prevent the harms.

warning signs

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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