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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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Talk to Someone

Do something about it: Getting Help Series

This video series provides information about the support services available to help young people.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Effects of Cannabis on the Teenage Brain

A short animated video about the effects of cannabis on the developing brain.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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Energy Drinks

This video is from the ABC's Catalyst program, and explores the dangers of energy drinks.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Year 9

Get Ready: Year 9 Trigger Video

This video goes through a typical teenage party scenario, exploring the consequences of drinking alcohol.

Year: Year 9–10
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helping

Helping a friend or parent who may have a drinking problem

This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Tips for saying no when the pressure is on

How To Say No Without Losing Face

Cartoon video resource demonstrating different strategies for saying no to using cannabis.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Dr Norman Swan

How to talk to your kids about alcohol

Dr Norman Swan talks about parents' role in communicating and demonstrating responsible drinking.

A mother has an open dicussion with her son.

Making the Link: How to approach conversations with teenagers

These videos demonstrate how to talk to teens about drug use and motivate them to make changes.

Parents and teenagers talk about alcohol use

Parents & Teenagers Talk About Alcohol Use

Video demonstration shows how parents can communicate effectively with teenagers about alcohol use.

Alcohol and the teenage brain

Under Construction: Alcohol and the teenage Brain

Learn how alcohol affects brain development.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10
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Can We Talk About Alcohol and Drugs

This video illustrates how parents can talk to children about prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.

Year: Year 1–2, Year 3–4, Year 5–6, Year 7–8
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Talk to Frank: Drugs on the Brain

Short introduction to the effects of cannabis, LSD, cocaine, MDMA/ecstasy, and heroin.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Your brain on LSD

Your Brain on LSD and Acid

This video explains what happens in the brain when LSD is taken, gives a brief history of its use and research findings.

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What to expect when you see a psychologist

This video talks about what parents can expect when they seek professional help from a psychologist for their child.

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