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.
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Answers common questions about seeing a psychologist or school counsellor, and how they can help.
Help solve drug-related crimes by gathering evidence and interpreting data while learning how stimulants affect the body
Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.
An interactive online program for teenagers that aims to prevent uptake of smoking, and reduce use for current smokers.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking.
Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.
This video is from the ABC's Catalyst program, and explores the dangers of energy drinks.
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This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
When people use drugs, sometimes they can become violent. Read this factsheet for some ways you can protect yourself.
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: Learn how to help in an emergency, and how to place someone in the recovery position correctly.
It can be hard to know what to do when someone you love is using drugs. Read this three part series for what you can do.
This factsheet follows on from Part 1 of 'Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem'.
This factsheet follows on from Part 2 of 'Let’s yarn about helping a friend or family member who has a drug problem'.
Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.
Demonstrates different approaches to starting conversations to help a friend and encourage them to seek support.
This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts and statistics. Some may surprise you
This phone app provides facts about the health of Australians.
Get the basic facts about illegal drugs, classification of different types of drugs, and how they affect the body.
Liam, a promising swimmer, begins to find life stressful when he is peer pressured to smoke by some new friends.