Drug and Alcohol Information
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A database of evidence-based alcohol and drug education resources.
By default results that have the highest evidence rating, and are Australia-based, are displayed first.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.
Get accurate, up-to-date information about Benzodiazepine medications, including risks, effects and appropriate use.
Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.
Accurate, up-to-date information about cocaine, including its effects and associated risks in the short and long term.
How to navigate the topic of drink spiking with your children and practical tips you can give them for staying safe.
Get the facts about illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco in the hard copy or online version of this booklet.
Understand the legal consequences of drug use.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about E-cigarettes and vaping.
Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.
Visiting a doctor can be daunting. This video explains the problems GPs can help with, and what young people can expect.
This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.
Heroin is a highly addictive opiate. Learn about the short and long term effects and risks associated with its 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.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
Be prepared: Learn how to help in an emergency, and how to place someone in the recovery position correctly.
Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.
Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.
Heard about Ice but not sure what it is? Get the facts on Ice and other forms of methamphetamine & their effects.
This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts & statistics. Some may surprise you.
Facts about synthetic cannabinoids
Accurate up-to-date information about tobacco and smoking, including the risks and effects of use and addiction.
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.
Answers common questions about seeing a psychologist or school counsellor, and how they can help.
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