Factsheets

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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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Cannabis yarns

Cannabis Yarns Booklet

Stories and information about the impact of cannabis on Aboriginal communities and culture.

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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
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
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How do I protect myself 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
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Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem (Part 1)

It can be hard to know what to do when someone you love is using drugs. Read this three part series for what you can do.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem (Part 2)

This factsheet follows on from Part 1 of 'Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem'.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem (Part 3)

This factsheet follows on from Part 2 of 'Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem'.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Mythbusters: Let's have a yarn about grog and drugs

You hear a lot of talk about alcohol and drugs, but how much of it is true? Read this factsheet to find out!

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
The Not Our Way Storybook follows a group of teenagers through their experiences with misusing prescription drugs.

Not Our Way

The Not Our Way Storybook follows a group of teenagers through their experiences with misusing prescription drugs.

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

Sniffing and the Brain

Aims to provide Indigenous Australians with information about the effect of inhalants on the brain and behaviour.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Talking with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth about alcohol and other drugs

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

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
When Boys and Men Sniff

When Boys and Men Sniff

When Boys and Men Sniff provides information on the effects of inhalants specifically for males.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
When Girls and Women Sniff

When Girls and Women Sniff

When Girls and Women Sniff provides information on the effects of inhalants specifically for females.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Why do Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people use drugs? (Part 1)

This four-part factsheet explores the complex reasons why Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people use drugs.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Why do Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people use drugs? (Part 2)

This factsheet follows on from Part 1 of 'Why do Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people use drugs?'

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