Factsheets

Factsheets (Parent view)

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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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Cannabis information and support

Cannabis Information & Support: Factsheets

Comprehensive information about cannabis in English, Arabic and Vietnamese.

Cannabis yarns

Cannabis Yarns

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

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
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.

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
National Drug Campaign

Drugs Facts & Information for Parents: Translated

The National Drugs Campaign website provides drug information & guidance for parents translated into several languages.

Glossary definition

Glossary

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

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

Helping someone who has taken an illegal drug

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

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.

You are in the minority

How many young Australians use illegal drugs?

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

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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How parents can protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teenagers against drug related harms

How parents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people can positively influence their teenagers choices.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
How parents can protect children

How parents can protect against drug use and related harms

Have a positive impact on your teenager’s choices.

Recovery position 2

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
Two young friends spend time together

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
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
Polydrug Use

Polydrug Use: Factsheet

Learn about the effects & risks of polydrug use: Mixing drugs or taking one drug when under the influence of another.

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.

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