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A database of evidence-based alcohol and drug education resources.

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Drug and Alcohol Education: Student Booklet

Get the facts about illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco

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Drug and alcohol use and the law

Understand the legal consequences of drug use.

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Glossary

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

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Drugs A to Z,factsheet
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.

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How many young people in Australia use alcohol or other drugs

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

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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.

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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.

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Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem (3 part series)

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.

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Making choices

Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.

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Mental health and alcohol/drug use during the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand how to look after you mental health during difficult times.

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Mythbusters: Common drug myths exposed

This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts & statistics. Some may surprise you.

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Mythbusters: Let's have a yarn about alcohol 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!

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Not Our Way

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

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Polydrug Use: Factsheet

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

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Drugs A to Z,factsheet
What are illegal drugs?

Get the basic facts about illegal drugs, classification of different types of drugs, and how they affect the body.

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