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.
Information and strategies to reduce risk-taking behaviour for your teenager when it comes to alcohol and other drugs.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.
Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.
This video series provides information about the support services available to help young people.
Advice about what to do if someone is becoming aggressive.
A short animated video about the effects of cannabis on the developing brain.
This video is from the ABC's Catalyst program, and explores the dangers of energy drinks.
Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?
Learn about the harm minimisation approach and how to talk to teenagers about harm minimisation.
This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.
How families of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people can positively influence their teenagers choices.
Have a positive impact on your teenager’s choices.
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 how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.
These videos demonstrate how to talk to teens about drug use and motivate them to make changes.
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.
Video demonstration shows how parents can communicate effectively with teenagers about alcohol use.
This factsheet provides tips for parents around reducing harm from alcohol and other drug use in rural communities.
Read this factsheet for some deadly activities families can do together.
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.
This webinar provides information for parents about teenage parties and alcohol use.
This webinar focuses on the relationship between social media and alcohol use, and how parents can protect their teen.
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