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

33 results found for "The Brain Stories"

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Alcohol and risk taking: How to help your teenager stay safe

Information and strategies to reduce risk-taking behaviour for your teenager when it comes to alcohol and other drugs.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Alcohol and Your Brain App

This app contains a 7 minute video and quiz about the effects of alcohol on the brain and body.

Audience:
parentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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App
Alcohol: Factsheet

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Cannabis: Factsheet

Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Cocaine: Factsheet

Accurate, up-to-date information about cocaine, including its effects and associated risks in the short and long term.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Drink spiking

How to navigate the topic of drink spiking with your children and practical tips you can give them for staying safe.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Effects of Cannabis on the Teenage Brain

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

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Video
Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping: Factsheet

Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about E-cigarettes and vaping.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Energy Drinks

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

Audience:
parentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Video
Ensuring your teenager stays safe when they’re attending a party

This factsheet provides advice for parents to help keep their teenagers safe when they attend parties or events.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Glossary

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

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z,factsheet
Hallucinogens: Factsheet

Get accurate and up-to-date information about hallucinogens, including the variable risks and effects of consumption.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Harm minimisation: How to talk to teenagers about staying safe

Learn about the harm minimisation approach and how to talk to teenagers about harm minimisation.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Hosting a teenage party

This factsheet provides information for parents on planning a party for teenagers.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
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.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Inhalants: Factsheet

Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Making choices

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

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Medicinal Cannabis: Factsheet

Information about what medicinal cannabis is and what the evidence says about its use for specific medical conditions.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z
Methamphetamine ("Ice"): Factsheet

Heard about Ice but not sure what it is? Get the facts on Ice and other forms of methamphetamine & their effects.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z
Polydrug Use: Factsheet

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

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z,factsheet
Raising your kids strong: deadly activities families can do together

Read this factsheet for some deadly activities families can do together.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
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