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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 Australia-based, are displayed first.

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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
Teacher Booklet Cover

Drug and Alcohol Education: Teacher Booklet

Guide to evidence-based drug and alcohol education.

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Drug and alcohol use and the law

Understand the legal consequences of drug use.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Summary of Emily's story

Drug prevention for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth

An overview of what works, what's uncertain, and doesn't work, in terms of drug & alcohol prevention in the classroom.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Drug use and violence: how to protect yourself

Drug use and aggression: How to protect yourself

Advice about what to do if someone is becoming aggressive.

ADF

Glossary

Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
This eBook aims to provide Indigenous Australians with accessible information about cannabis' effects on the brain and behaviour.

Gunja Brain Story

Aims to provide Indigenous Australians with accessible information about cannabis' effects on the brain and behaviour.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
teenage party

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
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.

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How do you protect yourself if someone using alcohol/drugs becomes violent or aggressive?

When people use drugs, sometimes they can become violent. Read this factsheet for some ways you can protect yourself.

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
You are in the minority

How many young people use drugs and alcohol in Australia

Accurate up-to-date information about drug use patterns among young people.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
What can parents do

How parents can protect against drug and alcohol use and related harms

Have a positive impact on your teenager’s choices.

Positive school environment

How teachers can guide students against drug and alcohol related harms

Foster a positive & protective school environment.

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How to help a friend or family member with their drug or alcohol use

What to do when you’re worried about a friend: tips about how to support them and talk to them about their drug use.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Teaching CPR

How to help someone who has taken a drug

Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.

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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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