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.
Curriculum-based online program featuring an engaging cartoon-based drama.
Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10
Skills for navigating challenging situations.
Year: Year 3–4, Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
School-based program to increase personality-specific coping skills in high-risk teenagers.
Aussie Optimism is a school-based health promotion program with a positive psychology approach.
Year: Foundation Year, Year 1–2, Year 3–4, Year 5–6, Year 7–8
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.
How much caffeine is safe? Learn about the immediate and long-term risks of heavy caffeine and energy drink consumption.
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.
Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.
Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?
Get accurate and up-to-date information about hallucinogens, including the variable risks and effects of consumption.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about Ketamine: What it is, its associated risks, effects and dangers.
Information about what medicinal cannabis is and what the evidence says about its use for specific medical conditions.
Heard about Ice but not sure what it is? Get the facts on Ice and other forms of methamphetamine & their effects.
Learn about the varied short and long-term effects of taking MDMA/Ecstasy, and the risks involved with its consumption.
Learn about the effects & risks of polydrug use: Mixing drugs or taking one drug when under the influence of another.
Facts about synthetic cannabinoids
Understand how substance use, mental health and lifestyle beahaviours are related and how you can foster healthy habits.
This webinar provides an overview of the Preventure program, the programs evidence, and details on Preventure training.
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.
Guide to evidence-based drug and alcohol education.
For school staff, parents and others interested in understanding the effect of drugs on developing brain.
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