Endorsements & Affiliated Networks

Department of Health

Australian Government Department of Health

Positive Choices is made possible through funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.

CREMS

Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS)

The Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS) conducts research that contributes to the effective prevention, treatment and epidemiology of comorbid mental health and substance use disorders. Positive Choices was developed in collaboration with, and is currently managed by CREMS research staff.

NDARC

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW (NDARC)

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a leading Australian research institution that is internationally recognised as a Research Centre of Excellence. The Centre was established at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 1986 and is funded by the Australian government as part of its National Drug Strategy.

NDRI

National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University (NDRI)

The National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) generates and disseminates high quality research that contributes to preventing drug related harm in Australia and internationally. NDRI has been a key collaborator in the development of the Positive Choices portal.

PAI

Principals Australia Institute (PAI)

PAI is a national organisation established in 1993 to provide quality professional learning and leadership development to Australia’s 9,500 school principals. PAI also supports the social and emotional health and wellbeing of children in Australian schools through delivering the Australian Government-funded KidsMatter Primary and MindMatters frameworks. With an established network of locations in all capital cities and in regional areas, PAI is one of the leading organisations that provides tailored professional learning and programs for school principals and their teams. PAI endorses the Positive Choices portal.

SDERA

School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA)

SDERA is the Western Australian State Government's primary drug and road safety strategy for children and young people. SDERA helps young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and drug and alcohol education. SDERA also offers support for school staff and educators with classroom ready resources, professional learning and state-wide consultancy throughout WA.

HSNACT

Healthy Schools Network (ACT)

Healthy Schools Network is a local not for profit organisation that promotes health and wellbeing in ACT school communities. Positive Choices is part of the Healthy Schools Network (ACT).

Break the Ice NT

 

Break the Ice (NT)

Break the Ice is a Northern Territory Government campaign that seeks to provide factual information about methamphetamine and where to get help.

 

Student Wellbeing Hub

The Student Wellbeing Hub

The Student Wellbeing Hub is an Australian Government Department of Education and Training initiative that aims to create safe, supportive and respectful learning and teaching communities throughout Australia.

 

TheMHS Learning Network Inc.

TheMHS Learning Network Inc. is an organisation that seeks to improve mental health and wellbeing in Australia and New Zealand through events that create opportunities for collaboration, networking and the exchange of ideas. TheMHS endorses the Positive Choices portal.

Cracks in the Ice

"Cracks in the Ice" is an online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date information about crystal methamphetamine (ice) for the Australian community. Cracks in the Ice was developed in collaboration with, and is currently managed by research staff at the Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS).

 

Generation Next

Generation Next is a grassroots not-for-profit organisation focused on providing education and social advocacy in the area of young people’s mental health and wellbeing.