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

29 results found for "Brain Development"

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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

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
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
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:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Get Ready: Year 9 Trigger Video

This video goes through a typical teenage party scenario, exploring the consequences of drinking alcohol.

Audience:
parentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Video
Glossary

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

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z,factsheet
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:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z
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:
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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
Schoolies/Leavers' week: What parents can do to keep their teenager safe

This factsheet provides advice for parents whose teenagers are attending school leavers' celebrations.

Audience:
parentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Talking to a young person about alcohol and other drugs

Unsure how to approach the subject of drug and alcohol use? Read our guide to effective communication.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Talking to a young person about alcohol and other drugs (Simplified English)

Unsure how to approach the subject of drug and alcohol use? Read our guide on how to talk about drugs and alcohol.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
The link between substance use, mental health, and other lifestyle behaviours

Understand how substance use, mental health and lifestyle beahaviours are related and how you can foster healthy habits.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
The unintended normalisation of alcohol: What role does the family play?

This factsheet provides information for parents on normalisation of alcohol and how to avoid normalising alcohol.

Audience:
parent
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Tobacco & Cigarettes: Factsheet

Accurate up-to-date information about tobacco and smoking, including the risks and effects of use and addiction.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
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